Hakai

The Trees That Sail to Sea

A look at the trees that escape the loggers’ attentions, the epic journeys they sometimes undertake, and their importance to numerous natural ecosystems.

The Clam That Sank a Thousand Ships

The remarkable story of the shipworm, a wood eating mollusk that has plagued mariners for hundreds of years, and has had a resurgence due to a variety of factors including the large quantities of debris washed out to sea by the 2011 Japanese tsunami.

The Mysterious Disappearance of Keith Davies

Keith Davies disappeared at sea in 2015. He had the little known job of fisheries observer, inspectors who travel with commercial fishing vessels to ensure fishing regulations are being observed. The role is often very isolated, sometimes coming into conflict with the ship’s crew – out at sea, it can even be dangerous.