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Fishing Gear 101: Coastal Net Gears – The Trappers

**Credit for feature photo: Jay Fleming http://www.jayflemingphotography.com/.  Consumers often ask us to describe various types of fishing gear and explain which ones cause the most destruction to the ocean. Another frequent question is why our seafood ratings for a… Read More
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Excuse me, waiter, there’s an invasive species in my soup

Erica Cirino | The Safina CenterAfter a full day looking at dinosaur bones, taxidermy birds and hieroglyphs at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, I walked through the streets of New Haven in the rain to into… Read More
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Uncharted Arctic waters: A new opportunity for exploitation, or conservation?

  When thick sheets of sea ice began melting in the Arctic waters around Svalbard, Norway, a few years ago, a new expanse of sparkling blue sea opened up. As climate change continues to drive ice melt here… Read More
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