Where Now Grizzly Bear?

“A recovering grizzly population means more young males—and they are programmed to disperse. In British Columbia, some head north along the coast, some go east into the interior, and a few head west, swimming to Vancouver Island and smaller coastal islands.”

Source: Hakai Magazine
Published: Jan 26, 2021
Length: 12 minutes (3,186 words)

The Radio Station and the Fisherfolk

A profile of Sound of the Sea, which helps protect fishers and the ecosystems they rely on.

Source: Hakai Magazine
Published: Jan 12, 2021
Length: 9 minutes (2,400 words)

Keeping Watch Over Seabirds at the World’s Edge

“In Alaska, one of the longest-running and most comprehensive seabird monitoring projects is equal parts tedium, adventure, truth, and beauty.”

Source: Hakai Magazine
Published: Jan 5, 2021
Length: 23 minutes (5,900 words)

The Lone Wolf That Was Loved to Death

The question of who killed Takaya, British Columbia’s famous solitary wolf.

Author: Larry Pynn
Source: Hakai Magazine
Published: Oct 27, 2020
Length: 16 minutes (4,194 words)

Trapped Between Pavement and the Pacific

The quest to save a pack of nature’s misfits with bacon, strawberry jam, and a poop-sniffing rescue dog.

Source: Hakai Magazine
Published: Nov 10, 2020
Length: 10 minutes (2,500 words)

The Island That Humans Can’t Conquer

“A faraway island in Alaska has had its share of visitors, but none can remain for long on its shores.”

Source: Hakai Magazine
Published: Oct 6, 2020
Length: 10 minutes (2,600 words)

Where Camels Take to the Sea

“In Gujarat, India, a special breed of camel is not constrained by land—but it cannot escape the many forces of change.”

Source: Hakai Magazine
Published: Sep 22, 2020
Length: 27 minutes (6,900 words)

Sharing Food, Building Resilience

“If someone wants to know how a community is doing, the response, Larson explains, could be, ‘Well, how many times did people share food with each other here?’ Each community’s constellation of shared food, labor, and equipment, like nets or boats, is unique and reveals different levels of interconnection and community cohesion.”

Source: Hakai Magazine
Published: Aug 4, 2020
Length: 11 minutes (2,939 words)

The Oddball Dolphin of Dingle

“Living solo for decades in an Irish harbor, a dolphin named Fungie has taught us something about solitary cetaceans—maybe they prefer to be alone.”

Source: Hakai Magazine
Published: Jul 14, 2020
Length: 15 minutes (3,900 words)

On Knowing the Winged Whale

Are humpback whales the Justice League of the oceans?

Source: Hakai Magazine
Published: Jul 7, 2020
Length: 25 minutes (6,300 words)