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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 Warming Bog
September 13, 2015
by Jimmy Thomson
Andrew Trant is using specially designed chambers to look ten years ahead into a warmer future.
Life between grains of sand
September 01, 2015
by Noriko Okamoto
Think it's just sand between your toes when you walk on the beach? Think again.
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.