Text and photos by Carl Safina I am now bouncing around the southern Louisiana delta region, through the mixture of poverty and affluence (mostly poverty) and the many visible scars and reminders of Katrina. Sensing the spirit of people who’d been rebounding post-Katrina, but now feel truly scared that their economy and their future is […]
The Reverend glances from computer to TV, then back to the blog he’s reading, and writes to his atheist friend, “And as I read this from you I’m watching the news on the oil spill. Seems to trivialize it to call it a “spill.” Milk spills. A can of oil spills. But this? Hard to have […]
By Carl Safina Don’t believe the globe is warming? Fine. Whatever. Here’s one thing everyone agrees on: the fact that oil spills. Even without global warming—even if global warming is a hoax—we must, finally, eventually, kick the carbon-energy addiction. The fact that oil spills is among those reasons. As if New Orleans doesn’t have enough […]
Because of his work to restore marine populations and inspire change, he is a contender for one of the most prestigious awards for animal conservation – the $100,000 Indianapolis Prize. Click Here to read the full press release.
Guest Blog By Demian D.F. Chapman Tens of millions of sharks are killed each year to satisfy the demand for the Asian delicacy shark fin soup, a level of fishing that is not sustainable for most shark species given that they reproduce more like mammals than other fish. Upcoming decisions to monitor global trade in […]
Help Us Work to Establish a Protective, National Policy for Our Oceans Our oceans are not just places of wonder and beauty – they are economic engines providing valuable jobs, food, energy resources, and recreation and tourism opportunities. But they are under enormous strain as a result of overexploitation, habitat degradation, coastal pollution, and […]