The following article by Carl Safina appeared in Audubon Magazine’s Special Report: The BP Gulf Oil Spill. Compared with a similar stretch of American coast or area of open ocean, the Gulf of Mexico has an unusually rich concentration of wildlife. Certain species that roam the open Atlantic stream into the Gulf to breed; […]
People who want to make a difference often ask, “What can I do?” Because most people’s main relationship with the ocean is through the seafood we eat, knowing about sustainable seafood is one of the things we can do. So to help lighten our load on the ocean, Blue Ocean Institute has created an iPhone […]
The following op-ed by Carl Safina appeared on CNN.com July 28, 2010 Editor’s note: Carl Safina writes about how the ocean is changing and what it means for wildlife and for people. A MacArthur fellow, Pew fellow and Guggenheim fellow, he is adjunct professor at Stony Brook University and president of Blue Ocean Institute. His […]
Text and photos by Carl Safina You’d think that, with an ongoing environmental disaster caused by a foreign corporation, the U.S. government would be OK with letting the public see what’s going on. Land of the free, right? Well, not necessarily. Among the latest and most enraging developments in the ongoing Gulf oil blowout catastrophe […]
Guest blog by Stephen Dishart, Executive Director, Blue Ocean Institute To view Carl’s TEDx Oil Spill lecture click here. Safina points to gross negligence as the cause of the spill With a remarkable agenda of speakers, the hottest topic on the planet and a crowd of environmental experts and others eager for the latest word […]
Text and photos by Carl Safina After flying to the site of the blowout, I drove to Grand Isle, Louisiana. Everywhere across the extensive marshes, in any sweep of view, tools of the oil industry pierced the skyline. Oil has hit heavily here. And the residents are not happy. Who can blame them?