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Devil rays in distress: Protecting the “mini mantas”

By Shawn Heinrichs, Safina Center Fellow In recent years, manta rays have gained significant international attention as iconic marine species, in large part due to a concerted effort to raise awareness for these magnificent animals and the threats… Read More
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An eye on extinction: Safina Center Fellow Shawn Heinrichs brings attention to at-risk sea creatures with art

With the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna’s CoP17 scheduled to begin on Friday, Safina Center Fellow and Emmy Award winning photographer, cinematographer and ocean conservationist Shawn Heinrichs today has released a new video… Read More
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A new Marine Protected Area in the heart of marine biodiversity

By Safina Center Fellows John Weller and Shawn Heinrichs February 16th, 2017, Fam Islands, Raja Ampat, Indonesia: The rain broke just before sunrise, and the island glowed orange as our ship pulled within sight of the newly built… Read More
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