News & Views

Feeding the Virgins
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The US Virgin Islands are vulnerable to food shortages, but two innovative agricultural projects are getting things growing.

Last Dune Standing
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A growing population and rampant development hits Israel’s coast hard.

Sewage Rehab
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After decades of work, green chemistry may be the answer to polluted sewage.

Polar Bears and People: Cataloging Conflict
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A team of international researchers investigate interactions between the Arctic’s two main predators.

Dear Hakai Magazine Reader, Who Are You?
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We’re into our third year of publishing, and we’d like to get to know you better.

Money Might Not Be Enough to Stop the Lionfish Invasion
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In Mexico, officials consider a tax on divers to help fight invasive lionfish.

Walking Trees Terrorize Marshes
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The good news: mangroves in Florida are on the rise. The bad news: mangroves in Florida are on the rise.

Coral Reefs’ Fleshy Future
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As oceans become more acidic, fleshy coral relatives may outcompete their reef-building counterparts.

A Data Plan for Fish
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OurFish app opens a window into small-scale fishing.

In the Netherlands, a Better Way to Rebuild the Beach
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A US $78-million experiment aims to reinforce the rapidly eroding coastline, while avoiding the ecological damage common with other nourishment...

People Don’t Care if Their Fish Is Sustainable
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Taste, price, and texture matter most to consumers when it comes to buying fish.

This Cuttlefish’s Secret Trick: Pretending to Be a Crab
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Cephalopods really are the masters of misdirection.

1,000 Kilometers from the Coast, Bears Gorge on Ocean Fish
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Salmon fuels British Columbia’s coastal ecosystems—but the fish’s power extends far inland.

Quiet Please, the Fish Are Flirting
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Fish that fart together stay together.

Corals Keep a Record of Ocean Pollution
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Changes in nitrogen runoff are reflected in coral reef growth.

Meet the Sunfish’s Cuter, Faster, More Agile Cousin
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It’s a miniature version of the ocean’s derpiest fish.

Chesapeake Bay’s Misguided War on the Ray
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Science can go wrong—sometimes with deadly consequences.

Lights Out for Hawai‘i’s Seabirds
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Scientists hope lasers can save endangered seabirds from power line collisions.

Homo Sapiens Just Got Older—Way, Way Older
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Bones found in Morocco place our lineage 100,000 years earlier and nowhere near where we thought.

Putting the Local in Marine Conservation
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A new proposal for a code of conduct considers marine protection and the needs of people.

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