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January 2012 


The View from Lazy Point in Paperback 

The View from Lazy Point: A Natural Year in an Unnatural World

Now in Paperback 

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Join Carl on a trip to the Falklands to discover an Albatross colony and see why these birds are so amazing.

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 Video: Among Albatrosses with
Carl Safina 
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Saving the Ocean to produce more episodes 

Saving the Ocean with Carl Safina, a new kind of nature show, has received a one million dollar grant from The Kendeda Fund to film more episodes. Saving the Ocean features people who are solving an ocean-related problem. It airs on PBS Television. The next half dozen episodes are due to begin airing during September. Two new shows (filmed in 2011) will highlight recovering cod and swordfish fisheries, and salmon river restoration.

 

Two shows have already aired and can be viewed here
Or ordered thru Netflix 

Our DVD is already in the PBS catalog! 

   


Carl's News and Views       

 

Oil and Herring Don't Mix

When the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Alaska's Prince William Sound, it unleashed a regional catastrophe whose effects continue to play out ...  
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National Geographic Channel in Race for Bottom

Well, people, what an incredibly long drop it's been since the electrifying National Geographic TV specials of my youth, whose mere opening... Read More


Shark Attacked, Media Bites Rosie O'Donnell

A bit of a splash erupted on the Web yesterday in the form of photos showing a boat displaying two hammerheads. One was a shark.  Read More

 

Better Than Mayan Calendar, and Perhaps Even Less Probable

A federal law, as amended in 2007, required all U.S. fisheries to have management plans, and catch limits that would end overfishing by 2012. Read more

 

Bluefin Tuna: New Record Price for Carcass

Here's how I can tell if an environmental news story has permeated the public consciousness: my 86 year-old mother phones to tell me about it. Read More

 

Enough Duck Shooting  

On New Year's day, I went for a walk on the beach. It's a calm beach along a calm bay. Read More

 

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New Sea Stories Now Online

Sea Stories 

Sea Stories is Blue Ocean Institute's quarterly online journal of international ocean writing and art. Our mission is to nurture curiosity, creativity and concern about the oceans through literary and artistic expression. Sea Stories welcomes memoir, poetry, descriptive prose, and imaginative nonfiction from professional writers and artists, scientists and beachcombers, fishermen and vacationers, boaters and inland ocean-lovers. The journal is edited and published by Casey R. Schulke, Alaska resident and writer.

 

You can check out the artists' work here. 

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Communications Coordinator, Jamie Pollack, 631-659-3746

 

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