Hakai Magazine Looks to Make Waves Worldwide

Editor Jude Isabella: 'The launch of Hakai is an important moment in journalism.'

Editor Jude Isabella: ‘The launch of Hakai is an important moment in journalism.’

Looking for a great story? Head for the coast. That’s the mission given to a team of journalists now fanning out all over the world, from their base in Victoria, B.C.

They write and shoot for Hakai Magazine, a brand new online publication that focuses entirely on the planet’s coastlines, bringing untold or unheralded stories of shoreline science and culture to light. Writers work side-by-side with some of the world’s leading researchers to transform scientific discovery into compelling tales. Features include how fuzzy raccoons are decimating crab populations in the Gulf Islands, what weird stuff artists have sunk to the bottom of the sea, and why thousands of walruses are storming the Alaskan shores….

Read the rest of our Q+A on the Tyee

Read the rest of our Q+A on J-Source

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About Jon Hernandez

Jon Hernandez is a Journalist, Tree Planter, and current student at UBC's Graduate School of Journalism. He holds a Bachelors of Arts from UBC Vancouver, and has worked for such publications as The Region and Sustainability Television. View all posts by Jon Hernandez

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