Farewell, Little Porpoise

By Luke Ormand, Nature and Wildlife Photographer It is unusual to publish an obituary when the subject is not yet dead, but the situation for the vaquita, that little porpoise with a short and stocky build and panda-like… Read More
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Caring without exception

By Kate Thompson, Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla ‘Launchpad’ Fellow” We are in the bustling beach-side city of Morondava buying food and other supplies, when I notice one of our porters is wearing a White Star t-shirt. American cast-off clothing… Read More
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Nature Rx

By Kate Thompson, Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla ‘Launchpad’ Fellow” I was about to turn off the campus road and onto the main highway when I saw the red and blue lights flash in my review mirror. My stomach… Read More
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