Grandpa’s Reef film premieres at the DC Environmental Film Festival on Saturday, March 23, 2019

By Ben Mirin, Safina Center Fellow One year ago the National Geographic Society sent a team of explorers to make a virtual reality film on Apo Reef, the second-largest contiguous coral reef in the world. Located forty kilometers… Read More
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Take a look inside the cabinet of extinct and rare birds

By Molly Adams, Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla ‘Launchpad’ Fellow” In the mid 1800’s, the great auk, a large, flightless seabird, was hunted to extinction. Like many other species, these birds can now only be seen as specimens in… Read More
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Deep-sea mining: Bringing the voice of science to the international stage

By Jessie Perelman, Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla ‘Launchpad’ Fellow” “Distinguished representative. You may now take the floor.” “Thank you, Madame President.” These formalities are standard for Council Sessions of the International Seabed Authority (ISA). What comes next is… Read More
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