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Swimming with manatees

By Ben Mirin, Safina Center Fellow On May 15th, 2017 ten explorers, environmentalists, artists, and scientists embarked on a seven-day voyage to study marine mammals off the coast of Belize. Their collaboration focused on documenting marine mammals living… Read More
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Nature education: Letting curiosity lead the lesson

By Kate Thompson, Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla Launchpad” Fellow Through the Kalpana Launchpad Fellowship I was given one clear mandate: connect Tanzania children with nature. In our classes, my kids and I talked a lot about what nature… Read More
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Bringing parks and conservation to the Maasai

By Kate Thompson, Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla Launchpad” Fellow I always feel nervous when I’m meeting with the Maasai. They are tall, imposing figures, swathed in deep blue and red tartans as they wait like statues beneath shady… Read More
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