The Hakai Institute conducts long-term scientific research at remote locations on the coastal margin of British Columbia, Canada.
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What if there are two endangered species in the same habitat, but one of them eats the other? That’s the conundrum presented by sea otters and abalone.
The world’s largest jellyfish is a predator with tentacles that can grow longer than 35 meters. Explore the underwater realm of these stinging, pulsating giants as they drift through the waters off British Columbia.
When you work at remote field stations, safety and a solid knowledge of first aid is paramount. As the main field season begins ramping up in March, the nearshore science team are on Quadra Island to ensure they’re all prepared should the unexpected happen. That means practice.
Every spring, nature puts on a breathtaking display when the herring come to spawn. Both their eggs and the fish themselves are a critical post-winter food source for animals from bears to bald eagles, whales to wolves, and herons to humans.
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