VOICES Ideas and Insight From Explorers
Brian Correiar, a California-based diving master and certified diver for more than 18 years, says he’s always been more comfortable in water than on land. His sense of ease in the seas was seriously shaken on Saturday, March 18, 2017, when a great white shark attacked the 14-foot, single-person ocean kayak he was paddling in through Monterey Bay.
The price of ivory in China has dropped by 2/3 since 2014. Can that help save living elephants?
A new study suggests many marine protected areas suffer from a lack of adequate staffing and funding–and that’s holding these areas back from reaching their full potential as protective areas for marine life.
Investigative New York Times Reporter and Safina Center Fellow tells the tale of The Grekos, a case of an illegal fishing crackdown success story.
Many countries and U.S. states have recently banned the captivity of orcas and other cetaceans. Neuroscientist Lori Marino discusses what happens when these animals are kept in tanks and why she believes there is a need to bring them back into a more natural environment.
Montauk-based sustainable seafood company Dock to Dish launches a crowdfunding campaign to upgrade their business with new technology that will boost their products’ traceability.
Scientists find vaquita populations continue to plummet, calling for more research and greater protections.
Documentary filmmaker Christine Ren combines her passions for the arts, sciences and dance to advocate for ocean conservation.
New technology allows scientists to explore, study, and monitor noise in changing marine environments, and the growing field of marine bioacoustics is providing insight into the ways animals perceive their surroundings.
The Pacific Northwest’s Southern Resident killer whale population is running out of food…and that’s spelling disaster for these vulnerable creatures.
Safina Center Kalpana Launchpad Fellow Kate Thompson sends her dispatches from the field in Tanzania back home to New York.
Co-authored by Erica Cirino When fishers dip their nets, trawls, traps and hooks into the sea they often catch a lot more than the seafood they intended: All types of sea creatures, mostly fish but also marine mammals, are caught and killed in fishers’ gear. By some estimates, up to forty percent of what is…
Fingers crossed that China is serious, and will effectively enforce their announced ivory ban. We are all counting on it.
What President Obama’s decision on oil and gas leases in the Arctic means for life on Earth.
The pursuit to establish a marine protected area in Antarctica brought me to the Ross Sea four times. It brought my wife, and eventually my daughter, whom we named after a penguin. – John Weller