Carl Safina

Carl Safina

Carl Safina

First Endowed Professor for Nature and Humanity at Stony Brook University; Founder of The Safina Center; Television Host; Author. Formerly Co-Chair of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science

Boa Gente Creates Sustainable Waste Solutions in Mozambique
Boa Gente Creates Sustainable Waste Solutions in Mozambique

by Milan Burnett

Rapid urbanization and population growth over the last century has placed extensive strain on the environment and human health as governments have failed to sustainably address the rise in domestic waste…

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- May 19, 2024
Beaver Believers: Reintroducing Beavers to Britain
Beaver Believers: Reintroducing Beavers to Britain

by James Beiny

The industrious and charismatic beaver is slowly being reintroduced into Britain following an absence of around 400 years.

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- Apr 22, 2024
Exploring the Geography of Belonging
Exploring the Geography of Belonging

by Debra Denker

A conversation between Voices for Biodiversity Senior Editor Debra Denker and author Oriane Lee Johnston about her book, The Geography of Belonging: A Love Story of Horses and Africa.

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- Oct 29, 2023
Saving Snakes: An Interview with Nicolette Cagle
Saving Snakes: An Interview with Nicolette Cagle

by Erika Zambello

On a walk in a local park this week, I found myself scanning the trail. From the trunks of trees to the edges of the path, I was looking for signs of the small and scaly residents of my North Florida hometown:…

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- Jul 09, 2023
Drowning in Sound: Researching Overlooked Aquatic Noise Pollution
Drowning in Sound: Researching Overlooked Aquatic Noise Pollution

by Amelia Clarke

Anyone fortunate enough to dive on a healthy coral reef will immediately notice the array of noises created by its inhabitants. Pops, crackles, crunches, chirps, hums and snaps produce a vibrant cacophony…

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- Jun 04, 2023
Voices for Biodiversity: An Interview with Wildlife Biologist Joan E. Berish
Voices for Biodiversity: An Interview with Wildlife Biologist Joan E. Berish

by James Beiny

Joan E. Berish is a wildlife biologist and gopher tortoise expert who has made significant contributions to wildlife conservation in the state of Florida over the course of her remarkable career.

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- Feb 26, 2023
Critter Cam in the High Chaparral
Critter Cam in the High Chaparral

by Debra Denker

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- Nov 28, 2022
Mud, Sweat and Cheers: Restoring Bald Cypress Forests in Louisiana
Mud, Sweat and Cheers: Restoring Bald Cypress Forests in Louisiana

by Taylor Marshall

You can break a sweat in Louisiana without moving — just standing outside in the thick of the humidity is enough. If you’re moving, it’s not even a matter of minutes before you are covered in sweat. Mix…

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- Sep 30, 2022
What Pesticides Showed Me About Protecting Our Future
What Pesticides Showed Me About Protecting Our Future

by Tanvi Dutta Gupta

In the spring of 2020, as my planned summer of glorious sunshine-y fieldwork disintegrated under the sudden and crushing weight of a global pandemic, I flew home to Singapore. An ocean away from Stanford…

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- Aug 28, 2022
An excerpt from the autobiographical novel Sunset in Wajir
An excerpt from the autobiographical novel Sunset in Wajir

by Jack Meyers

From 1968 to 1970, I was in the Peace Corps. First in Somalia and then, after a military coup there, in Kenya. The experiences I had led me to my graduate degree in agricultural economics and subsequent…

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- Jul 24, 2022
Rivers & Birds: An Interview with Roberta Salazar and Victoria Miera
Rivers & Birds: An Interview with Roberta Salazar and Victoria Miera

by Georgia Woodroffe

Rivers & Birds, located in Taos, New Mexico, advocates for the protection of public lands. The organization has led campaigns that have resulted in monumental victories — notably securing the largest protected…

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- Jun 27, 2022
An excerpt from the novel Deception at the Diamond D Ranch
An excerpt from the novel Deception at the Diamond D Ranch

by G.R. Stahl

Deception at the Diamond D Ranch is a western mystery published by Coffeetown Press, an imprint of Epicenter Press, in April 2022. This chapter digs into two characters’ relationships with the land and…

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- May 22, 2022

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