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With Saving the Ocean, our focus is on people who have solutions.   It is also beautiful, bringing viewers into the majesty and magic of the sea while showcasing practical innovation. Saving the Ocean is a new kind of TV nature series.   By showing solutions, we give you a glimpse of what’s possible—a vision of hope.  […]

Scourge of the Lionfish Part 4: From Beautiful Novelty to Marine Invader

Packing for export in Cozumel, Mexico

Carl was a guest blogger on Mark Bittman’s column on NY Times.com. This was originally posted on September 18, 2012. How Did The World’s Most Beautiful Reef Fish Become the Seas’ Worst Alien Invader? Over the course of the last week, our Saving the Ocean video crew touched shores and reefs of the Bahamas, Florida, […]

Scourge of the Lionfish Part 3: The Newest Fish in the Kitchen

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Carl was a guest blogger on Mark Bittman’s column on NY Times.com. This was originally posted on September 10, 2012. In my last two posts we discovered that the world’s worst invading alien might be a fish, native to the west Pacific and Indian Ocean, that is now spreading out of control in the Atlantic […]

Scourge of the Lionfish, Part 1: The Scourge

Professor Mark Hixon is studying how lionfish affect native reef fish

Carl was a guest blogger on Mark Bittman’s column on NY Times.com. This was originally posted on August 22, 2012. About 20 years ago, one of the world’s most beautiful and otherworldly fish, the lionfish, started showing up in south Florida and the Caribbean. Now, they’re—let’s face it—they’re a plague. Millions of them now live […]

“Saving the Ocean” is a BLUE Ocean Film Festival Finalist

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The BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Event, a 7-day festival showcasing the world’s finest ocean films and award winning marine photography selected Carl Safina’s Saving the Ocean: The Sacred Island episode as a finalist in the Innovations and Solutions category.  Airing on PBS, Safina’s Saving the Ocean series chronicles the unsung heroes who are […]

Why There Are Any Leatherbacks Left At Matura

Matura Beach

Leatherback sea turtles have been around for tens of millions of years. Nature Seekers has been around for only 22 years. But if it wasn’t for Nature Seekers, we might not have Leatherbacks. At least not here. Matura, on Trinidad’s northeast coast, is one of the best places in the world to see Leatherback Turtles. […]