The Hakai Institute is looking for two world-class post-doctoral fellows to join a collaborative study with Simon Fraser University and the University of Victoria, which aims to link theories of island biogeography with ecosystem subsidies.
In the summer of 1939, legendary British Columbian naturalist Ian McTaggart-Cowan boarded the MV Seabird, and set off to document the biodiversity on islands along BC’s Inside Passage. Now, 80 years later, a team of scientists is retracing their steps.
You can walk around the treeless shores of Wizard Islet in a matter of minutes. But even on this tiny Islet, there are a staggering 934 tide pools. Measuring the details of every single pool was almost impossible—until drones came along.