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Micro-Flatworm Surprise
If you look close enough, you can just see them squeezing their way in between grains of sand and scooting along on seaweed—tiny flatworms. When scientists looked closer at these tiny creatures, they found that one species was actually four.
Paddling a Science Canoe
Three rain-gear-clad scientists crammed into a canoe and quietly paddled across a Guinness-colored lake. For six damp hours they meandered in a zigzag pattern from one shore to the other to gather a key piece of missing information—how deep is the lake?
Two Postdoc Opportunities with Hakai and UBC
Applications are invited to the following two postdoctoral positions based at the University of British Columbia within the Marine Food Webs Working Group of the Hakai Coastal Initiative.
Hakai Dive December: Greatest Hits
#HakaiDiveDecember is in the rearview mirror. But don’t despair if you missed out! We’ve compiled our favorite 12 tweets from the past month featuring underwater photos from our winter dive trip to the Central Coast of British Columbia.
The Future of Field Guides
The grips on your gumboots give way under foot as a slippery blade of seaweed threatens to plunge you off the rocky shoreline into the cold waters of the Pacific. But what kind of seaweed is to blame? Now, a new phone app can help you find out!