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The Safina Center celebrates World Oceans Day

Oceans are essential to life on Earth: They cover more than two-thirds of the planet and contain 97 percent of its water. They absorb carbon from the atmosphere, helping regulate our climate. They provide humans with food and… Read More
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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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