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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 […]

New book – A Sea in Flames and new TV series Saving the Ocean airs on PBS

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Check your local PBS listings for the first two episodes of “Saving the Ocean with Carl Safina“. And look for Carl’s new book, which was released on April 19th: “A Sea in Flames: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Blowout“ Click here for upcoming events, media appearances and ongoing reviews for Safina’s new book, The View From […]