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Life at Hakai

Come and explore the inside world of a world class research institute perched on the remote west coast of Canada.

The Seaweed Subsidy
August 24, 2015
by Jimmy Thomson
Seaweed washing up on Central Coast beaches could represent an ecosystem subsidy significant enough to shift the conventional understanding of island biogeography.
Andrew Sheriff: Scat Hunter
August 22, 2015
by Jimmy Thomson
Andrew Sheriff has been scouring the coastline for otter poo... for science
The Sandhill Crane
August 19, 2015
by Jimmy Thomson
Sandhill cranes stop by the Calvert Island research station on their migration along the Pacific coast.
An encounter with a sunfish
August 13, 2015
by Tristan Blaine
Hakai diver Tristan Blaine dives with his first ever Mola mola.
Diving with Fredrik
July 30, 2015
by Tristan Blaine
Hakai diver Tristan Blaine has made a friend underwater. But his friend keeps stealing his gear and nibbling on his fins.