The Safina Center

Manta, Raja Ampat.Manta, Raja Ampat.Photo taken by: John Weller

Safina Center Fellows – Publications

Highlights of Safina Center Fellows’ publications include:

Paul Greenberg

“The Trouble With Asian Carp”Garden and Gun Magazine.

“Covering the Seas: a manual on ocean reporting”Earth Journalism Network/Internews.

“Can Seafood Be Sustainable and Kosher”The New York Times.

“The New Rules of Eating Fish”Prevention Magazine.

“The American Caviar Renaissance”Food and Wine.

“California Squid’s 12,000 mile Journey to Your Plate”Los Angeles Times.

“Bring Back Local Seafood”Seattle Times.

“Bearded Filter Feeders are the Future of the Seafood Industry”Vice Media.

“Ten Things You Should Know About the American Seafood Supply”Civil Eats.

“’The Great Fish Swap': How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply”NPR’s Fresh Air.

“Live on the Mississippi: Tale of the Lost River Shrimp”Yale Environment 360.

“Why Are We Importing Our Own Fish”The New York Times.

“Nations Have Carved Up the Oceans, Now What?”Conservation Magazine.

“An Oyster in the Storm”The New York Times.

Greenberg & Safina: “An Improvable Feast” – The New York Times.

“Ends of the Earth” - Sunday Book Review, The New York Times.

“Don’t Discount Smart Fish Farming” – A New York Times “Room for Debate.”

“As Final U.S. Decision Nears, A Lively Debate on GM Salmon”Yale Environment 360.

“A River Runs Through It”– on the Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone. American Prospect Magazine.

“Holy Mackerel” Edible East End and Edible Manhattan.

“How Mussel Farming Could Help to Clean Fouled Waters”Yale Environment 360.

“Sustainable Seafood: The Good News” - Food and Wine Magazine.

“If You Teach a Son to Fish”

“Snappers: Eat or Be Eaten”Edible Manhattan.

“The Amazing Waterworld of the Wild Alaskan SalmonThe Atlantic.

Dr. Demian Chapman & Debra Abercrombie

Chapman, Abercrombie, Safina, et al: “Give Shark Sanctuaries a Chance” letter in the journal Science.

Chapman, Abercrombie & Safina: “Sharks Cross Fin-ish Line at CITES and A New Era Begins.” –

Demian Chapman, dispatches from his oceanic whitetip shark tagging trip in
the Bahamas on Blue Ocean blog: “Even Sharks Like Sushi” and “Heads Up!
Chapman’s Blue Ocean blog: Restricted Supply, Tepid Demand: The New Recipe for Shark Fin Soup?

Abercrombie and Chapman are currently working with The Safina Center to promote their online tool for identifying shark fins: .

John Weller

Highlights of Weller’s photography, books and film work are here.

“The Guardians of Raja Ampat: Community-Driven Conservation in the Heart of Indonesia”

Dr. Ellen Prager

Her most recent book is The Shark Rider.

Selected pieces from The Huffington Post

“Rubio New Subcommittee Chair”

Prager & Safina “To Fight Disease, Protect the Ocean”

“Why I Decided to Write Fiction Novels for 10-Year-Olds”

Prager & Safina “Enjoy the Show: Learn More After ‘Sharknado 2’”

“It’s Beach Season. What About Sharks?”