About Carl Safina

Carl Safina's writing explores the scientific, moral, and social dimensions of our relationship with nature.

His writing has been awarded such distinctions as: New York Times Notable Book of the Year, Los Angeles Times "Best Nonfiction," Library Journal's "Best Science Book," Lannan Literary Award, John Burroughs Medal, the National Academies' "Year's Best Book for communicating science."

Safina is a recipient of the Pew Scholar's Award in Conservation and the Environment, Chicago¹s Brookfield Zoo¹s Rabb Medal, and a MacArthur prize, among many other honors.

He is an adjunct professor at Stony Brook University, and founding president of Blue Ocean Institute.

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Carl’s Books


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Voyage of the Turtle        Nina Delmar and the Great Whale Rescue