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Hakai Magazine explores science, society, and the environment from a coastal perspective. This audio edition showcases readings of our long-form feature stories. New episodes are typically published Tuesdays.

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    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings

Hakai Magazine explores science, society, and the environment from a coastal perspective. This audio edition showcases readings of our long-form feature stories. New episodes are typically published Tuesdays.

    It’s 10 PM. Do You Know Where Your Cat Is?

    It’s 10 PM. Do You Know Where Your Cat Is?

    by Egill Bjarnason • In Iceland, traditionally a land of cat lovers, bans and curfews are redefining the human relationship with domestic cats.

    The original story, along with photos, can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

    • 27 min
    Surviving the Race to Alaska

    Surviving the Race to Alaska

    by Aldyn Chwelos • This motor-free ocean race—with vessels ranging from paddleboards to pedal-assist sailboats—is less about how fast you can go and more about whether you get there at all.

    The original story, along with photos and video, can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

    • 23 min
    How the Shipping Industry Sails through Legal Loopholes

    How the Shipping Industry Sails through Legal Loopholes

    by Paul Tullis • A murky world of shell companies, flags of convenience, and end-of-life flags allows companies to dodge accountability and dispose of ships cheaply.

    The original story, along with photos and video, can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

    • 32 min
    The Queen Conch’s Gambit

    The Queen Conch’s Gambit

    by Cynthia Barnett • The first and only queen conch hatchery and nursery run by local fishers is poised for duplication across the Caribbean—but even if conch farming can help ease overfishing, can it survive in warming, storm-lashed seas?

    The original story, along with photos and video, can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

    • 30 min
    Rebroadcast: Slime, Shorebirds, and a Scientific Mystery

    Rebroadcast: Slime, Shorebirds, and a Scientific Mystery

    by Daniel Wood • Could the survival of millions of migrating shorebirds depend on the preservation of humble marine biofilm?

    Originally published in November 2016, the story, along with photos and video, can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

    • 21 min
    Viruses Are Not Always the Villain

    Viruses Are Not Always the Villain

    by Saima Sidik • We can thank microbes for moving carbon to the depths of the ocean, but will our changing world mess with their good work? And should we intervene?

    The original story, along with photos, can be found on hakaimagazine.com.

    • 16 min

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