A predictably uncertain future for Antarctic seas – PART I

What follows is Part I of a three-part blog written by Safina Center Fellow John Weller on conservation issues in Antarctica’s Ross Sea. Weller and his colleague, Safina Center Fellow Shawn Heinrichs, are now creating several films based on what they’ve… Read More
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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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Industrialization of the oceans: Is it time to dive into the “blue economy”?

When I was a kid, I spent most of my summer days exploring my local Long Island beach. I’d watch birds, build sand castles and—ever the entrepreneur—would dig up quahog clams to sell, for a quarter each, to… Read More
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