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Why does Somali piracy appear to be making a comeback? Our Fellow Ian Urbina weighs in

By Safina Center Fellow Ian Urbina Somali piracy seems to be staging a comeback. After a five year hiatus, there has been at least six piracy incidents there in the past several months. Having just returned from reporting… Read More
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Why do we have a World Tuna Day?

One of the most incredible predators in our ocean is in danger of being lost. Pacific Bluefin tuna populations have been in jeopardy for years and new allegations of illegal and overfishing activity by Japanese fleets create a… Read More
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What’s up with microbeads? An update on a tiny terror wreaking havoc in our waterways

In March, I wrote about a new study with a scary conclusion: Experts estimate there are more than 165 million plastic pieces in the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary, a region where fresh river water meets seawater close to shore…. Read More
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