Connecting human and ecosystem health in rural Madagascar

By Kate Thompson, Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla Launchpad Fellow” There’s something primordial about mangrove forests, especially at high tide. We slip soundlessly from the sodden, loamy banks and into the labyrinth of twisted trees. The whisper of water… Read More
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Lancetfish are providing a unique glimpse into the ocean’s twilight zone

By Jessica Perelman, Guest Blogger When Assistant Professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, Anela Choy first conducted doctoral research on the feeding habits of large midwater fish predators, it quickly became clear to her that prey items… Read More
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Blue Plate Special: Albatross Pair Gets a Helping Hand

By Hob Osterlund, Safina Center Fellow As Hurricane Lane barrels toward Hawai’i, kind words and blessings continually flow this way from well-wishers all over the country. Many folks say they also worry for the birds, especially the mōlī…. Read More
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