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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Homage to Flooded Habitats

By Katarzyna Nowak, Safina Center Fellow Unless you believe stories that beleaguer evolution such as the “Aquatic Ape Hypothesis” you know that we primates – human and non-human – are land mammals by design. We are either solely… Read More
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