A Touchy Subject in Primate Caregiving

By Robin Huffman, Safina Center Fellow Recently, hearing of my primate-focused volunteering work in Africa, two women approached me, eager to share that they’d visited a primate sanctuary and played with orphaned infant chimpanzees. After my four-plus years… Read More
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Hello plastic, my old friend

By Erica Cirino, Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla ‘Launchpad’ Fellow” When I went sailing across the most polluted stretch of the Pacific Ocean—the North Pacific Gyre—in 2016 to document Danish scientists collecting plastic particles from seawater, I could not… Read More
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“Kalama’s Journey” Ready for Lift-Off

By Hob Osterlund, Safina Center Fellow It’s time for the egg to hatch. Past time, in fact. For the umpteenth time I count the days since it was laid, and from a distance I search its surface for… Read More
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