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Solidarity and the Art of Sustainable Lobster Fishing
Video

In Punta Allen, Mexico, a lobster fishing cooperative supports the community and the environment.

Murals by the Sea
Article - Short

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

A Cull to Save the Kelp
Article - Short

An innovative project is rehabilitating California’s kelp forests after decades of degradation at the hands of environmental decay and sea urchin...

Spanish Empire Shipwrecks Offer New Data in the Quest to Understand Hurricanes
Article - Short

Caribbean Sea shipwrecks offer a high-resolution record of historical hurricane activity, which could be used to tune climate models. 

Doing Science with Stories
Article - Short

The experiences of people who live close with the land offer a potentially valuable complement to traditional climate change data.  

Drones Offer Hope for Fighting Arctic Oil Spills
Article - Short

Ships are flocking to the Arctic, increasing the risk of a spill in an ill-prepared region.

The Tricky Hunting Tactics of Dolphins
Article - Short

A question passed down from an amateur naturalist to a graduate student spawned a decade-long bond, and uncovered new secrets of dolphin behavior...

Hakai Birthday to Us
Article - Short

Our most shared stories from our first year of publishing.

Darwin’s Cage Match
Article - Short

In the Australian outback, researchers are pitting small endangered marsupials against feral cats to see if they can force evolution’s hand. 

Coming Soon: Sustainable Saint Lucian Sea Moss
Article - Short

A new training program on the Caribbean island aims to make sea moss farming better for the farmers and for the environment.

The Right to Roam
Video

Scotland’s liberal access laws make life a whole lot better for everyone.

Who Controls the Coast?
Features

Squabbling over some of the world’s most valuable territory, the shoreline, is ultimately a very human thing to do.

Flooding the Mississippi River Delta
Article - Short

Louisiana’s coastline is disappearing, but controlled floods could save what’s left (or even bring it back).

No, Britain Isn’t Naming a Ship RRS Boaty McBoatface
Article - Short

Never let the Internet name things.

A Hope for Thailand's Shrimp Farms
Article - Short

A novel closed-loop design seems to be helping one Thai shrimp farmer fend off a deadly disease. 

Mud, Shuck, and Spat
Article - Short

The future of Chesapeake Bay’s oysters depends on interstate cooperation.

Fishing the Deep
Article - Short

Is it time to start fishing the deep sea? Some scientists are urging caution. 

To Ease the South China Sea Dispute, Look to the Arctic
Article - Short

Political scientists offer a legal model to move the region forward.

Revenge of the Blob
Article - Short

Marine heatwaves occur about once every five years­, a new analysis says. 

Can the Market Save the World’s Fisheries?
Article - Short

One investment firm thinks sustainable fisheries and Wall Street profits can go hand in hand.

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