February 26, 2021 By Larry Pynn Hakai Magazine
In British Columbia, great blue heron guano explains the mystery of the vanishing salmon smolts.
February 4, 2021 By Kelly Fretwell Hakai Magazine
After a juvenile male humpback whale washed ashore on a remote beach along Calvert Island, British Columbia—the site of the Hakai Institute’s Calvert Island Ecological Observatory—in May 2019, the first order of business for scientists was to conduct a necropsy.
October 22, 2020 By Larry Pynn Hakai Magazine
Proponents are calling for the deaths of at least 75,000 seals and sea lions in the first year.
September 15, 2020 By Matt Simmons The Narwhal
Waste from fishing industry accounts for about 70 per cent of garbage collected in 61-tonne haul, according to captain on expedition supported by provincial government.
August 11, 2020 By Francesca Edralin Mongabay
Glass sponge reefs may have outlived the dinosaurs, but they may not survive much longer. In May, Stevenson and her colleagues published a study in Scientific Reports that warns that the impacts of climate change will likely weaken glass sponges’ skeletal strength and filter-feeding ability.