Quick Reads

    What Shall We Do With a Love Drunk Sailor?
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    Heading out to sea after five months in paradise was a no-go for the infamous mutineers aboard HMS Bounty.

    Murals by the Sea
    Article - Short

    Five street art pieces that offer a new perspective on the ocean.

    A Modern-Day Viking Voyage
    Article - Short

    Celebrating the world’s longest-running parliament in style.

    Book Review: A Sea of Glass
    Article - Short

    A professor of ecology and evolutionary biology details the quest to uncover living matches to 19th-century glass models.

    When a Killer Whale Came to Town
    Article - Short

    Murray Newman, founding director of the Vancouver Public Aquarium, leaves an unforgettable scientific legacy.

    Book Review: Sex in the Sea
    Article - Short

    A PG-rated peek at the sex lives of sea creatures.

    Hakai Birthday to Us
    Article - Short

    Our most shared stories from our first year of publishing.

    Book Review: White Eskimo
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    The life of Arctic explorer Knud Rasmussen, who diligently documented Inuit spirituality and culture, is explored in this new biography.

    Ceremonies at Sea
    Article - Short

    From Indonesia to Israel, many religious and cultural groups head to the beach to revel and repent.

    Tracking the Elusive Bloater
    Article - Short

    This traditional English herring dish offers a taste of cultural heritage—if you can find it.

    Whale Graveyards
    Article - Short

    High and dry and surprisingly littered with whale bones.

    The Man Who Became the Rainbow
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    A rare mask represents a human-spirit transformation in the origin story of the Yagán people of Patagonia.

    Lines in the Sand
    Article - Short

    These artists see the beach as an enormous Etch A Sketch.

    Māui and the Giant Fish
    Article - Short

    Sibling rivalry spurred an adventure that defined New Zealand geography.

    Book Review: Seal
    Article - Short

    A Canadian historian looks at the seal’s place in the natural order and in human culture.

    Peekaboo Islands
    Article - Short

    From tides to tectonics, puzzling events have pushed these five islands under water—only for them to rise again.

    Krill Seekers
    Article - Short

    How a tiny crustacean reinvigorated Antarctic research.

    This Bridge Will Move You
    Article - Short

    The 123-year-old Bizkaia Bridge is part bridge, part gondola, and a little bit ferry.

    Love Potions From the Oceans
    Article - Short

    Five titillating mojos for the coastal dweller.

    Film Reviews: Debris and Lost & Found
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    Two films follow the fate of marine debris from the 2011 tsunami in Tohoku, Japan.

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