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Photo by Erica Cirino. Close-up of trash next to mute swan.

Looking for birds and plastic in Denmark

People who love birds look for birds wherever they go. I happen to be one of those people. When I recently took a trip to Denmark, early morning bird watching with my Alaskan malamute dog became one of… Read More
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Photo by Toby Hudson. A variety of corals form an outcrop on Flynn Reef, part of the Great Barrier Reef near Cairns, Queensland, Australia. (Wikimedia Commons)

Experts say marine protected areas are great but could be better with more staff and funding

When people used the oceans up until the late 1800s, they often did so with reckless abandon. Fishers would pull enormous quantities of fish from the seas and whalers would nab as many blubber-filled cetaceans as possible. Coral-hunters… Read More
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The Grekos: A success story in the crackdown on illegal fishing

By Safina Center Fellow Ian Urbina In the world of policing illegal fishing, success stories are hard to come by. The recent arrest of The Greko 1 and Greko 2 was one such rare case. I went to… Read More
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