Serena Renner

Serena Renner is a British Columbia–based journalist and editor with an eye on climate solutions, Indigenous sovereignty, coastal ecology, and culture. She’s written for dozens of magazines, including AFAR, National Geographic Traveler, Outside, Sierra, and The Tyee, and worked as an associate producer at the CBC’s only dedicated climate change show, What On Earth. Before joining Hakai Magazine full time, she was a 2022 Tula Foundation journalism fellow.
A huge flock of snow geese finds sanctuary at the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge in the winter of 2017.

A River Runs Above Us


In mid-November 2021, a great storm begins brewing in the central Pacific Ocean north of Hawai‘i. Especially warm water, heated by the sun, steams off the sea surface and funnels into the sky. This article is from Hakai Magazine, an online … Read more