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Gaining a better understanding of the seas through citizen science

Twice a day, every day, Kera Mathes hops aboard a ship that sets off from Long Beach Harbor in California. As education specialist at the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific, she helps visitors aboard the ship identify the animals… Read More
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Efforts To Save Sea Turtles May Kill Sharks

Eric Gilman, tuna fisheries expert and Safina Center Fellow, has been studying how to reduce the bycatch or incidental catch of ocean animals in tuna longline fisheries for almost two decades. Recently, Eric and several colleagues looked at how… Read More
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Global Shark Conservation: Good News for Some Species, Alarming Trends for Others

Reversing overfishing, climate change, and population growth can seem insurmountable. Safina Center Fellows strive to amplify the global conservation discussion and, in targeted ways and places, they make a difference. Their drive to redefine the future of our… Read More
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