The Hakai Institute conducts long-term scientific research at remote locations on the coastal margin of British Columbia, Canada.
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Worms often elicit disgust. But the marine worms in the vials and dishes stacked on Leslie Harris’s desk could make anyone a wormophile.
Two of the three weeks of the Hakai-MarineGEO bioblitz are in the books. Over 1,000 species so far and more discoveries to come.
Travel to Panama and find out what tropical coastal research is like at another Smithsonian Institution’s MarineGEO site.
Every skeleton has its own personal story. When an old male sea otter washed up on Calvert Island, Hakai scientists sprung into action and recovered its body. After 150 meticulous hours rebuilding his skeleton, he takes his final dive.
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