Blue Ocean Institute

NEED NAME Mother dives while baby breaches, Falkland Islands by Carl Safina

Carl’s Writing

Author of over 100 publications, Carl’s writing includes books, articles, chapters and forewords, scientific articles, op-eds, letters to the editor, reports, film and TV scripts.

Books

  • Safina, C.  2011. A Sea in Flames. Random House, Inc. New York.
  • Safina, C.  2011. The View From Lazy Point. Henry Holt Co.  New York.
  • Safina, C.  2010. Nina Delmar and the Great Whale Rescue (Illustr. children’s book).
  • Safina, C.  2006. Voyage of the Turtle.  Henry Holt Co.  New York.
  • Safina, C.  2002.  Eye of the Albatross.  Henry Holt Co.  New York.
  • Safina, C.  1998.  Song For The Blue Ocean.  Henry Holt Co.  New York.

Book Chapters and Forewords

  • Safina, C.  2013.  Foreword to The Last Ocean by John Weller. Rizolli.
  • Safina, C. and M. J. Hardt. 2011. The Relationship between Science and Ocean Policy. In: V. Christensen, Editor. Ecosystem Approaches to Fisheries – A Global perspective. Cambridge University Press.
  • Safina, C. 2010. Seeing the forest for the fish. pp 17-37 in: A. Gulick, photographer. Salmon in the Trees. Braided River.
  • Heltzel, P. G. and C. Safina. 2009. Evangelicals for Environmental Sustanability; Religious Leaders and Scientists Uniting to Care for Creation. Pp 285-304 in: Harper, Nile, ed.  Journeys into Justice; Religious Collaboratives Working for Social Transformation. Bascom Hill. Minneapolis.
  • Safina, C. and M. J. Hardt. 2009. The Role of the Natural Sciences in sparking an environmental ethic. In S. Kellert and G Speth, eds: The Coming Transformation; Values to Sustain Human and Natural Communities. Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
  • Safina, C. 2008. Introduction. In: Albatross; Their World, Their Ways, by Tui De Roy, M. Jones, J. Fitter. Bateman, Aukland, NZ.
  • Safina, C. 2008. Let Each Tongue Speak and Every Heart Feel; Communicating Science. Pp 177-186 in: M. Benjamin, Editor. A Passion For This Earth. Graystone Books.
  • Safina, C. 2005. Launching a Sea Ethic. Pp. 202-203 in: Menzel, P. and F. D’Aluisio, Hungry Planet; What the World Eats. Material World Books and Ten Speed Press.
  • Safina, C. 2005. Drifting and Dreaming. pp 254-255 in: C. Rich and T. Longcore, eds. Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting. Island Press, Washington, DC.
  • Safina, C. 2005. Introduction to Oceans. In: Myers, N. The Gaia Atlas of Planet Management. Octopus (London) and University of California Press (Berkeley).
  • Safina, C., E. Gilman, and W. J. Nichols. 2005. Twine and the Ancient Mariners; Seabirds, Turtles, and Interactions with Fishing Gear in the North Pacific. pp 122-130 in: S. Gunyup, ed., The State of the Wild. Island Press. Washington, DC.
  • Norse, Elliott A., L. B. Crowder, K. Gjerde, D. Hyrenbach, C. Roberts, C. Safina, and M. E. Soulé. 2005.  Place-based ecosystem management in the open ocean.  In Elliott A. Norse and Larry B. Crowder, eds.  Marine Conservation Biology: The Science of Maintaining the Sea’s Biodiversity. Island Press, Washington DC
  • Brownstein, C. and C. Safina. 2005. Solutions for Our Seas. Chapter 3 (pp 71-96) in: Feeding The Future: From fat to famine, how to solve the world’s food crisis. A. Heintzman, ed. House of Anansi Press.
  • Safina, C. 2005. Excerpts from Eye of the Albatross in: The Bedside Book of Birds, Graeme Gibson, editor. Nan A. Talese publishers.
  • Safina, C. 2004. Fisheries. Chapter 12 (pp 246-261) in: B. Ginsburg, ed.  The ECO Guide to Careers that Make a Difference: Environmental Work for a Sustainable World. Environmental Careers Organization, Island Press. Washington, D.C.
  • Safina, C.  2003.  Foreword to new edition of The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson.  Oxford University Press.
  • Safina, C.  2003.  Foreword to The Last Great Sea by Terry Glavin.  Greystone.  Vancouver.
  • Preble, D. and C. Safina.  2002.  A Rising Tide for Ethics. pp 175-182 in: S. Kellert, Ed.  The Good In Nature and Humanity.  Island Press.  Washington, DC.
  • Safina, C.  2001.  Tuna Conservation.  Pp 413-459 In: B. A. Block and D. Stevens, eds.  Tuna Ecological Physiology and Evolution.  Academic Press.
  • Safina, C.  2001.  Fish Conservation.  Encyclopedia of Biological Diversity.  Academic Press.
  • Safina, C.  2001.  The Portentous Toad.  In: Brooklyn; a State of Mind.  M. W. Robbins and W. Palitz, eds.  Workman Publishing.  New York
  • Safina, C.  1999.  Foreword to Animals in Towns and Cities by Joanna Burger.  Kendall / Hunt.  Dubuque, Iowa.
  • Safina, C.  1997.  World Fisheries:  Depletion and Renewal.  In: Principles of Conservation Biology.  G. Meffe and R. Carroll, eds.  Sinauer.  Sunderland, MA.
  • Safina, C. and S. Iudicello.  1995.  Wise Use Below High Tide.  pp 119-129 in: Let the People Judge: Wise Use and the Private Property Rights Movement.  Ray Ebe, and John Echeverria, eds.  Island Press.
  • Hinman, K., and C. Safina.  1992.  Stemming the Tide; Summary and Recommendations.  pp 245-249.  In: Stemming the Tide of Coastal Fish Habitat Loss.  R. Stroud, Ed.  National Coalition for Marine Conservation.  Savannah.
  • Safina, C.  and J. Burger.   1988.  Ecological Dynamics Among Prey Fish, Bluefish and Foraging Common Terns in a Coastal Atlantic System.  pp 95-173 in:  Seabirds and Other Marine Vertebrates; Competition, Predation, and Other Interactions (J. Burger Ed.).  Columbia University Press.  New York, USA.

Scientific and Professional Journal Articles, Scientific Magazines

  • Lewinson, R., L. Crowder, P.Wallace, C. Safina, et al.  2014.  Global patterns of marine mammal, seabird, and sea turtle bycatch reveal taxa-specific and cumulative megafauna hotspots. PNAS.
  • Safina, C. 2010. Toxic Brew. Special Report: The BP Gulf Oil Disaster: Audubon Magazine. September 2010.
  • Hardt, M., and C. Safina. 2010. How Acidification Threatens Oceans from the Inside Out.  Scientific American.
  • Safina, C. 2009. Darwinism Must Die So That Evolution Can Live. New York Times, Science Times, February 10, 2009.
  • Soykan, C. U.,  J. E. Moore, R. Žydelis, L. B. Crowder, C. Safina, R. L. Lewison. 2008. Why Study Bycatch? An Introduction to the ESR Special Issue on Fisheries Bycatch. Endangered Species Research 5:91-102.
  • Safina, C. 2008. Regulators Are Pushing Bluefin Tuna to the Brink. Yale Environment 360. Published online: http://e360.yale.edu/content/feature.msp?id=2096
  • Hardt, M. and C. Safina. 2008. Covering Ocean Acidification: Chemistry and Considerations. The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media. yaleclimatemediaforum.org/
  • Safina, C. and M. J. Hardt. 2008. Carbon’s Burden on the World’s Oceans. Yale Environment 360. Published online: http://e360.yale.edu/content/feature.msp?id=1996
  • Safina, C. and D. Klinger. 2008. Collapse of Bluefin Tuna in the Western Atlantic. Conservation Biology 22: 243–246.
  • Safina, C. 2007. Wings of the Albatross. National Geographic. Dec.: 86-113.
  • Cox, T. M., R.L. Lewison, R. Zydelis, L.B. Crowder, C. Safina, A.J. Read. 2007. The ideal and the real: Comparing effectiveness of experimental and implemented bycatch reduction measures. Conservation Biology. Conservation Biology 21: 1155–1164
  • Safina, C. 2007. Gifts for Ancient Mariners. Conservation 8:29 July-Sept.
  • Read, A.J., L.B. Crowder, T.M. Cox, P. Halpin, R. Lewison, W. J. Nichols & C. Safina. 2007. Project GloBAL: tackling the global problem of fisheries by-catch. International Whaling Commission working paper SC/59/BC5.
  • Crowder, L.B., T. Cox, R. Lewison, B. Wallace, R. Zydelis, W.J. Nichols, C. Safina, and A. Read. 2006. Translating experimental results into fleet operations: Lessons in mitigating the bycatch of sea turtles, seabirds, and marine mammals. Submitted paper, 26th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Island of Crete, Greece, April 2006.
  • Safina, C. 2006. Fishing to the Bottom—and Back?. Insights on Law & Society. American Bar Assn. Vol 6:10-13.
  • Safina, C, A. A. Rosenberg, R. A. Myers, Terry Quinn, Jeremy Collie. 2005. U.S. Ocean Fish Recovery; Staying The Course. Science 309 (29 July): 707-708.
  • Safina, C. and S. Chasis. 2004. Saving the Oceans. Issues in Science and Technology.  21 (Fall): 37-44.
  • Nichols, W.J. and C.Safina.  2004. Lunch with a Turtle Poacher.  Conservation in Practice 5: 30-36.
  • C. Brownstein, M. Lee, and C. Safina.  2003.  Harnessing Consumer Power for Ocean Conservation.  Conservation in Practice. Vol. 4, No. 4.
  • Safina, C.  2003.  The Continued Danger of Overfishing.  Issues in Science and Technology 19:49-51.
  • Nichols, W. J., C. Safina, and L. Grossman. 2003.Divine Intervention: Lobbying the Vatican to Save Sea Turtles. Marine Turtle Newsletter 99: 29.
  • S. L. Pimm, M Ayres, A Balmford, G. Branch, K. Brandon, T. Brooks, R. Bustamante, R. Costanza, R. Cowling, L. M. Curran, A. Dobson, S. Farber, G. A. B. da Fonseca, C. Gascon, R. Kiching, J. McNeely, T. Lovejoy, R. A. Mittermeier, N. Myers, J. A. Patz, B. Raffle, D. Rapport, P. Raven, C. Roberts, J. P. Rodriguez, A. B. Rylands, C. Tucker, C. Safina, C. Samper, M. L. J. Stiassny, J. Supriatna, D. H. Wall, D. Wilcove.  2001.  Can We Defy Nature’s End?  Science 293:2207-2208.
  • Magnuson, J, C. Safina, and M. Sissenwine.  2001.  Bluefin Tuna: Whose Fish are They Anyway?  Science 293:1267-1268.
  • Safina, C.  2000.  “Individual Fishery Quotas: Allocation, Conservation, or Both?” The National Fisheries Conservation Center, Points of View  http://www.nfcc-fisheries.org/ir_pov.html  (13 September 2000).
  • Burger, J., C. Safina, and M. Gochfeld.  2000.  Factors Affecting Vigilance In Springbok: Importance of Vegetative Cover,  Location in Herd, and Herd Size.  Acta Ethol 2:97-104.
  • Nemerson, D., S. Berkeley and C. Safina.  2000.  Determining Spawning Site Fidelity in Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Thunnus thynnus: The use of size-frequency analysis to test for the presence of migrant east Atlantic bluefin tuna on Gulf of Mexico spawning grounds.  Fisheries Bulletin 98:118-126.
  • Safina, C.  1999.  Honor Thy Science: Advocate.  Fisheries. 24, no 7:28.  July.
  • Safina, C.  1998.  To Save the Earth, Scientists Should Join Policy Debates.  Chronicle of Higher Education.  Nov. 6.
  • Safina, C.  1998.  Excerpts from Song for the Blue Ocean.  Science  281: 181.
  • Safina, C.  1998.  Scorched Earth Fishing: Bottom Trawls.  Issues in Science and Technology  Spring: 33-36.
  • Hudson, E., G. Mace, J. Baillie, H. Hall, G. M. Mace, A. Punt, C. Roberts, Y. Sadovy, C. Safina, J. Sobel, and A. Vincent.  1997.  Applying the IUCN Criteria to marine fish: some initial guidelines.  Species 28:18-19.
  • Safina, C.  1997.  Fisheries Management Improving.  Issues in Science and Technology.  13 (Spring):19.
  • Safina, C. and I. C. T. Nisbet.  1996.  Trans-Atlantic Recoveries of Common Terns.  Ringing and Migration 17: 28-30.
  • Utter, J. M., B. Farrell, F. Arengo, R. Drummund, C. Lindner, C. Smith, and C. Safina.  1996.  Overwinter Decline in Multiflora Rose Fruit on Mockingbird Territories.”  1996.  Wilson Ornithological Society 77th annual meeting.  Cape May, N. J.  (Abstract only)
  • Burger, J., I.C.T Nisbet, C. Safina, and M. Gochfeld.  1996.  Temporal Patterns in Reproductive Success in the Endangered Roseate Tern Nesting on Long Island, New York, and Bird Island, Massachusetts.  Auk 113:131-142.
  • Lee, M. and C. Safina.  1995.  Effects of Overfishing on Marine Biodiversity.   Current: The Journal of Marine Education 13:5-9.
  • Safina, C.  1995.  The World’s Imperiled Fish.  Scientific American.  November, pp. 46-53.
  • Spendelow, J. A., J. D. Nichols, I.C.T. Nisbet, H. Hays, G. D. Cormons, J. Burger, C. Safina, J. E. Hines, M. Gochfeld.  1995.  Estimating Annual Survival and Movement Rates of Adults Within a Metapopulation of Roseate Terns.  Ecology 76:2415-2428.
  • Burger, J., I.C.T. Nisbet, J. M. Zingo, J. A. Spendelow, C. Safina, M. Gochfeld.  1995.  Colony Differences in Response to Trapping in Roseate Terns.  Condor 97: 263-266.
  • Burger, J.,  K. Parsons, D. Wartenburg, C. Safina, J. O’Connor, and M. Gochfeld. 1994.  Biomonitoring Using Least Terns and Black Skimmers in the Northeastern United States.  J. Coastal Research 10:39-47.
  • Safina, C., J. Burger, and M. Gochfeld.  1994.   Ant Occurence in Nests of Roseate and Common Terns.  Colonial Waterbirds 17: 91-94.
  • Safina, C.  1994.  Where Have All The Fishes Gone?  Issues in Science and Technology.  10:(Spring) 37-43.
  • Murphy, D., D. Wilcove, R.  Noss, J. Harte, C. Safina, J. Lubchenco, T. Root, V. Sher, L. Kaufman, M. Bean, and S Pimm.   1994.   On Reauthorization of the Endangered Species Act.  Conservation Biology 8: 1-3.
  • Safina, C. 1994.  Distrubution, Status, and Habitats of North American Sandhill Cranes; a review and synthesis.  Bird Populations 1: 1-27.
  • Safina, C.  1993.  Bluefin Tuna in the West Atlantic: Negligent Management, and the Making of an Endangered Species.  Conservation Biology 7:229-234.
  • Safina, C.  1993.  Species Valued as Commodities.  pp 81-83 in: Norse, E., Ed.  Global Marine Biological Diversity: A Strategy for Building Conservation Into Decision Making.  Island Press.  Washington, D. C.
  • Safina, C.  1993.  Pair Trawling for Tuna Catches Heat.  Fisheries 18, no.4: 4-5.
  • Burger, J., K. Cooper, D. Gochfeld, J. Saliva, C. Safina, D. Lipsky, M. Gochfeld.  1992.  Dominance of Tilapia mossambica , and Introduced Species, in three Puerto Rican estuaries.  Estuaries 15: 239-245.
  • I. C. T. Nisbet, J. Burger, C. Safina, and M. Gochfeld. 1990.  Estimating Fledging Success and Productivity in Roseate Terns (Sterna dougallii).  Colonial Waterbirds 13: 85-91.
  • Safina, C.  1990.  Bluefish mediation of foraging competition between Roseate and Common Terns. Ecology 71: 1804-1809.
  • Safina, C., R. H. Wagner D. Witting, K. Smith. 1990.  Prey Delivered to Roseate and Common Tern Chicks; Composition and Temporal Variability.  J. Field Ornithol. 61: 331-338.
  • Safina, C.  1990.  Foraging habitat partitioning in Roseate and Common Terns. Auk 107: 351-358.
  • Safina, C., D. Witting, K. Smith. 1989.  Viability of Salt Marshes as Nesting Habitat for Common Terns in New York.  Condor 91: 571-584.
  • Safina, C. and R. Wagner.  1989.  Relative Contribution of the Sexes to Chick Feeding in Roseate and Common Terns.  Wilson Bulletin 101: 487-490.
  • Safina, C. and J. Utter.  1989.  Winter Territoriality in the Northern Mockingbird.  Wilson Bulletin 101: 97-101.
  • Safina, C and J. Burger.  1989.  Population Interactions Among Free-living Bluefish and Prey Fish.  Oecologia 79: 91-95.
  • Safina, C and J. Burger.  1989.  Inter-annual Variation in Prey Availability for Common Terns at Different Stages in Their Reproductive Cycle.  Colonial Waterbirds 12: 37-42.
  • Safina, C., J. Burger, M. Gochfeld and R. Wagner.  1988.  Evidence for Food Limitation of Common and Roseate Tern Reproduction.  Condor 90: 852-859.
  • Safina, C and J. Burger.  1988.  Use of Sonar for Studying Foraging Ecology of Seabirds From a Small Boat.  Colonial Waterbirds  11:234-244.
  • Burger, J., R. T. Zappalorti, M. Gochfeld, W. Boarman, M. Caffrey, V. Doig, B. Lauro, M.     Mikovsky, C. Safina, J. Saliva.  1988.  Hibernacula and Summer Den Sites of     Pine Snakes (Pituophis melanoleucus) in the New Jersey Pine Barrens.   J. Herpetology     22: 425-433.
  • Safina, C and J. Burger.  1988.  Prey Dynamics and the Breeding Phenology of Common Terns.  Auk 105: 720-726.
  • Safina, C. and J. Burger.  1985.  Common Tern Foraging:  Seasonal Trends in Prey Fish Densities, and Competition with Bluefish.  Ecology  66:1457-1463.
  • Safina, C.  1984.  Selection for Reduced Male Size in Raptorial Birds: The Possible Roles of Female Choice and Mate Guarding.  Oikos  43:159-164.
  • Safina, C. 1984.  An Unusual Incident of ‘Homing’ to Prey by a Migrating Immature Peregrine Falcon.  Raptor Research 18:115.
  • Safina, C. and J. Burger.  1983.  Effects of Human Disturbance on Reproductive Success in the Black Skimmer.  Condor  85:164-171.

Newspapers and Non-technical Magazines

  • Safina, C.  2010.  How to jump-start energy policy reform.  The Washington Post.  December 21, 2010.
  • Safina, C.  2010.  Right Time for the Right Whale?  Patagonia 2010 Holiday Catalogue.  November 2010.
  • Safina, C.  2010.  Reporting Live from the Gulf. Edible East End. June 2010.
  • McLaughlin, K and C. Safina.  2010.  Green Chefs, Blue Ocean.  Edible East End.  Spring 2010.
  • Safina, C.  2010.  Sea Change.  Eating Well Magazine. March/April, 2010: 3-14.
  • Safina, C. 2009. Throw Back the Big Ones. Edible East End. High Summer.
  • Safina, C. 2009. Note to Self: Connect. Edible East End. Low Summer.
  • Safina, C. 2009. Will there always be another fish in the sea? Newsday July 10.
  • Safina, C. 2009. Cease sea turtle carnage. The Tampa Tribune. April 14. This also appeared in: South Florida Sun Sentinel, Tampa Tribune, and the Pensacola News Journal.
  • Safina, C. 2009. In Collaboration With Birds. Edible East End. Spring.
  • Safina, C. 2009. Too big to fail. Ocean Geographic. February.
  • Safina, C., 2008. Toward a Sea Ethic. The American Prospect. December.
  • Safina, C. 2008. The Moral Climate. Orion, Sept/Oct.
  • Safina, C. and M. Hardt. 2008. Jellyburgers and Fries. Edible East End. Fall.
  • Safina, C. 2008. Tuna Wishing. Edible East End. High Summer.
  • Safina, C. 2008. Summertime Blues. Edible East End. Low Summer.
  • Safina, C. 2008. Sunset on Tiana Bay. Edible East End. Spring.
  • Safina, C. 2007. Book review of The Most Important Fish in the Sea. Orion
  • Safina, C. 2007. Where Did All The Fish Go? Book review of The End of The Line. OnEarth Magazine. Winter:38-40.
  • Safina, C. 2006. A Sea Ethic. La Yoga magazine. May 2006.
  • Safina, C. 2006. Comes a Turtle, Comes the World. pp 26-27 in: Patagonia late-winter catalog. Patagonia, Inc.
  • Safina, C. 2005. Review of On The Wing. Birding 37 (July/August): 444-446.
  • Safina, C. 2004. The Soul Who Swims. Patagonia Catalog. Patagonia, Inc.
  • Safina, C.  2003.  Tuna Fisheries Around the World.  The Ecologist.  October: 47.
  • Safina, C.  2003.  Fishing Off the Deep End—And Back.  Multinational Monitor 24: 8-12.  September.
  • Safina, C.  2003.  Nature’s Ancient Wisdom and Future Implications.  Sports Technology.  Spring-summer 2003.  pp 4-5.
  • Safina, C.  2003.  Launching a Sea Ethic.  Wild Earth.  Winter 2002-2003. 2-5.
  • Safina, C.  2002.  Eternal Hopes.  American Scientist.  November-December.  564-566.
  • Safina, C.  2002.  Wild Comfort.  Audubon.  January.  42.
  • Safina, C.  2001.  Troubled Waters.  All Animals.  Summer 2001:2-6.
  • Marks, M; Nader, R; E. O. Wilson, D. Meadows, J. Taylor, M. Soulé, J. Hansen, L. R. Brown, F. Gill, A. & P. Ehrlich, P. Huber, T. Colborn, C. Safina, O. R. Lyons.  2001.  Dear Mr. President.  Audubon.  March.  40-45
  • Safina, C.  2001.  Albatross Wanderings.  Audubon.  February.  70-77, 85
  • Safina, C.  2000.  Cry of the Ancient Mariner.  TIME.  Earth Day Special Edition, Spring.
  • Safina, C.  1999.  Song for the Blue Ocean (excerpt).  Outdoor America.  Fall:13-16.
  • Safina, C.  1998.  Monterey Bay: Bigger is Better.  Audubon.  Nov.-Dec. p 53.
  • Safina, C.  1998.  Recreational Fishing and  Conservation.  Shark News 11.  July. p 4.
  • Safina, C.  1998.  Song for the Swordfish.  Audubon.  May-June.  58-69.
  • Safina, C.  1998.  The Audubon Guide to Seafood.  Audubon.  May-June.  64-66.
  • Safina, C.  1998.  World Fisheries: Depletion and Renewal. People and the Planet 7: pp 10-13.
  • Safina, C. and Mercedes Lee.  1997.  A Storm is Brewing Over Our Seas.  Zoo-goer.  March-April:18-22.
  • Safina, C.  1992.  The Bluefin Tuna Controversy.  Conservation Digest 4:4
  • Safina, C.  1991 (2nd edition 1992, 3rd Edition 1997).  A Primer on Conserving Marine Resources.  National Audubon Society. 17 pp.
  • Safina, C. 1990. Asian Drift-net Boats Reported in Atlantic.  Salt Water Sportsman Magazine.  November.  pp 53, 101-102.
  • Safina, C.  1989.  Can Overboard!   Sea Frontiers Magazine.  Nov./Dec.  p. 384.
  • Safina, C.  1985.  A Roseate by Any Other Name…  Bird Watcher’s Digest  7:66-68.

Newspaper and Magazine Op/Ed Articles, Letters

  • Safina, C.  2014.  Mercury in Seafood: A Little Clarity.  The Huffington Post.  March 27.
  • Safina, C.  2014.  Killing Swans is a Bad Idea.  CNN Opinion.  February 21.
  • Safina, C.  and Brown, E.  2014.  Eating Seafood: Health Boon or Health Threat?  The Huffington Post.  February 13.
  • Safina, C.  2014.  Killing deer to make our lives easier?  CNN Opinion.  February 13.
  • Safina, C.  2014.  Cruelty, Not Culture, in Japan’s Dolphin Hunt.  The Huffington Post.  January 28.
  • Safina, C.  2014.  How hunters slaughter dolphins in Japan.  CNN Opinion.  January 28.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  Australia Authorizing Destruction of Great Barrier Reef.  National Geographic.  November 18.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  Listening to Sperm Whale Sonar.  National Geographic.  November 6.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  Fishermen In Palau Take On Role of Scientist To Save Their Fishery.  National Geographic.  November 5.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  What Are Killer Whales Saying?  National Geographic.  November 3.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  Killer Whale Calls.  National Geographic.  November 1.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  Killer Whales in Washington State: Serial Problems.  National Geographic.  October 30.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  Kitchen Killer Whales.  National Geographic.  October 29.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  Whale Whisperer Don Pachico Mayoral is Gone.  National Geographic.  October 27, 2013
  • Safina, C.  2013.  Gas Fracking: No Time for Nuance.  The Huffington Post.  August 4.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  A New Idea to Protect Wild Salmon.  The Huffington Post.  June 13.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  No Refuge: Tons of Trash Covers the Remote Shores of Alaska..  Yale e-360.  July 1.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  Blood Ivory.  The New York Times.  February 11.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  Kenya 5: Saving Elephants Amid Poverty.  The Huffington Post.  February 5.
  • Safina, C.  and Brown, E.  2013.  Square One: New England Fishery Managers Trying to Un-do Decades of Protection.  National Geographic News Watch.  February 3.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  Kenya 4: A Lesson in Elephant Sex.  The Huffington Post.  February 3.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  Kenya 3: Collaring an Elephant to Help Against Poaching  The Huffington Post.  January 31.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  Kenya 2: Visiting the Sheldrick Trust Part Two.  The Huffington Post.  January 31.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  From the Front Lines of Africa’s Elephant Slaughter.  The Huffington Post.  January 28.
  • Safina, C.  2013.  Insanity Caused by Eating Bluefin Tuna.  National Geographic News Watch.  January 10.
  • Safina, C.  and Greenberg, P.  2012.  An Improvable Feast.  The New York Times.  December 22.
  • Safina, C.  and Brown, E.  2012.  The Little Fish That Could – Maybe It Will.  National Geographic News Watch.  December 19.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Rebuilding After Sandy is Too Big a Risk.  CNN Opinion.  December 9.
  • Safina, C.  and Madigan, D.  2012.  Eating Tuna: What’s in your Roll? What’s in Your Can? The Huffington Post.  December 4.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Let’s Stick to Facts on Evolution Theory.  The Huffington Post.  December 3.
  • Safina, C.  and Brown, E.  2012.  Warming Up to Shrinking Fish.  National Geographic News Watch.  November 20.
  • Safina, C.  and Read, A.  2012.  As Fisheries Service Dithers, New England Porpoises Drown.  National Geographic News Watch.  October 25.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Swimming With Giant Tuna.  The Huffington Post.  October 10.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Scourge of the Lionfish, Part 4: From Beautiful Novelty to Marine Invader.  Mark Bittman’s Blog:  The New York Times.  September 18.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Scourge of the Lionfish, Part 3: The Newest Fish in the Kitchen.  Mark Bittman’s Blog:  The New York Times.  September 10.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Scourge of the Lionfish, Part 2: Counterattack.  Mark Bittman’s Blog: The New York Times.  August 27.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Scourge of the Lionfish.  Mark Bittman’s Blog:  The New York Times.  August 26.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Life Finds a Way — But Needs Our Help.  The Huffington Post.  July 17.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Good on Ya, Mate! Australia Protects Incredibly Big Ocean Area.  The Huffington Post.  June 20.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  They Left Us Bones.  The Huffington Post.  June 5.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  How to be Important After Graduation.  The Huffington Post.  June 1.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Knocking on Heaven’s Shore: Bluefin Tuna Carrying Safe Fukushima Nuclear Radiation.  The Huffington Post.  May 30.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Water Enough For All?  The Huffington Post.  May 17.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Farewell, Whole New Time.  The Huffington Post.  May 11.
  • Safina, C.  2012.   How to Make Population Growth Reverse Itself.  The Huffington Post.  May 11.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  How Many People Can the World Support? It Depends… The Huffington Post.  May 8.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Whole Foods Market Bans ‘Red’-Coded Seafood.  The Huffington Post.  April 1.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  In Praise of Inefficiency.  The Huffington Post.  February 21.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  What Bid Do I Hear for the Life of That Thar Whale? The Huffington Post.  February 7.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Lingering Doubts About Obama’s Keystone Pipeline Decision.  The Huffington Post.  January 24.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Seabirds: The Other Seafood Lovers.  The Huffington Post.  January 23.
    Date: January 2012.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Oil and Herring Don’t Mix.  The Huffington Post. January 17.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Bluefin Tuna: New Record Price for Carcass Further Devalues the Fish.  The Huffington Post.  January 7.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  National Geographic Channel, In Race for Bottom, Adds Killing Endangered Species to New Season Entertainment Lineup.  The Huffington Post.  January 15.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Will National Geographic TV’s Wicked Tuna Be Better Than Advertised?” Article. The Huffington Post.  January 29.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Shark Attacked, Media Bites Rosie O’Donnell.  The Huffington Post.  January 13.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Better Than Mayan Calendar, and Perhaps Even Less Probable: Overfishing to End in 2012.  The Huffington Post. January 11.
  • Safina, C.  2012.  Enough Duck Shooting” Article. The Huffington Post. January 3.
  • Safina, C.  2011.  The 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Well Blowout: A Little Hindsight.  PLoS Biology.  April 19.
  • Safina, C.  2011.  One Year Later: Assessing the Lasting Impact of the Gulf Spill.  Yale e360.  April 18.
  • Safina, C.  2011.  Safe, But In What Way? The Huffington Post.  April 19.
  • Safina, C.  2011.  What Won’t Happen on Energy, and What Must.” Article. The Huffington Post.  April 5, 2011.
  • Safina, C.  2011.  In Japan, Will Sea Dilute Radiation Pollution?  CNN Opinion.  April 7.
  • Safina, C.  2011.  Why are we using up the Earth?  CNN Opinion.  January 24.
  • Safina, C. 2010. Oil catastrophe wasn’t just an accident. CNN Invited OpEd. July 28, 2010.
  • Safina, C. 2010. We are all Gulf victims now. CNN invited OpEd. June 3, 2010.
  • Safina C. 2010, January 23. Save the salmon — and us. [Opinion]. L.A. Times.
  • Safina, C. 2010, January 14. Taking too much out; putting too much in; That’s the classic problem with how we treat our oceans; a unified policy will help. [Opinion]. Newsday.
  • Safina, C. 2009. Will there always be another fish in the sea? Newsday. July 10.
  • Safina, C.  Hardt, Marah J.  2009.  On World Oceans Day, consider the jellyfishburger and fries.  Grist.com.  June 8.
  • Safina, C.  2009.  The Seafood Eater’s Last Conundrum.  Contributing writer.  The New York Times.  June 9.
  • Safina, C.  2009.  Guest columnist, Carl Safina: Sea turtles drowning at alarming rate.  TCPalm.com  May 4.
  • Safina, C. 2009. Cease sea turtle carnage. The Tampa Tribune. April 14. This also appeared in: South Florida Sun Sentinel, Tampa Tribune, and the Pensacola News Journal.
  • Safina, C. 2009.  Letter to the Editor, “LETTERS; Endangered Bluefin Tuna.”  The New York Times.  September 27.
  • Safina, C. 2009. Letter to Editor about need to protect Baulas National Park, Costa Rica (in Spanish), LaNacion, September 2.
  • D. Klinger and C. Safina. 2007. Letters: Stock Crash. Boston magazine. August 2007.
  • http://www.bostonmagazine.com/articles/letters_august_2007/
  • Safina, C.  2007. Let Killers Starve for Attention. Newsday. 3 May.
  • Whittle, D. and C. Safina. 2004. Endangering and Tuna Fishery. News and Observers, Raleigh.
  • Safina, C.  2003.  Ocean Is On The Line.  Newsday, and various other syndicate newspapers.  26 Aug.  p. 25.
  • Read, A., C. Brownstein, L. Crowder, C. Safina.  Marine Bycatch.  Letters and Comments from Readers.  Conservation in Practice.  Spring 2003.
  • Safina, C.  2000.  Imperfect Fishing Doomed the Crew.  Newsday.  10 Aug.  p. A-37.
  • Safina, C.  1998.  Fish Market Mutiny.  The New York Times (invited op-ed.)  14 April.
  • Safina, C.  1998.  Mass. Audubon Lawsuit: “Give Them None, Give Us More.”  [letter to editor]  Commercial Fisheries News, January 1998.
  • Safina, C.  1997.  A Magnificent Fish in Danger of Extinction.  The Miami Herald.  May 11.
  • Flicker, J.  (ghostwritten by C. Safina.)  1996.  Is Congress Learning the Value of Green?  Audubon, Sept.-Oct.
  • Reichert, J. and C. Safina.  1996.  Holding the Oceans Hostage.  Printed in several U.S. newspapers.
  • Safina, C. 1996.  Fishermen Must Learn Lesson.  [Letter to the editor]  National Fisherman.  April.
  • Safina, C.  1995.  Lighten Up On Sharks.  [Letter to the editor].   The Fisherman.  Aug. 24, 1995
  • Safina, C.  1994.  Flawed Coverage on Bluefin Tuna Science [Letter to the editor].  National Fisherman.  June.
  • Safina, C.  1994.  On a Mission.  Audubon Activist.  Jan./Feb. p. 12
  • Safina, C.  1994.  Advocacy– Putting Science To Work.  [letter to editor]  Fisheries 19:46.
  • Safina, C.  1993.  Case of Shooting the Messenger.   [letter to editor]  Commercial Fisheries News, November 1993.
  • Safina, C.  1993.  Biodiversity [letter to editor].    Fisheries 1993.
  • Safina, C.  1993.  Bluefin Catches Should Be Cut.   [letter to editor]  Commercial Fisheries News, April 1993.
  • Safina, C.  1991.  Fish are Wildlife, Too.  Syndicated through Los Angeles Times.
  • Safina, C.  1991.  Why 65,000 bass a year are killed [letter to the editor].  New York Times, 2 June, p 19 of Long Island section.
  • Safina, C.  1990.  Don’t Let Seiners Fish For Stripers.  Newsday.  15 Mar., p 69.
  • Safina, C.  1989.  Haul in the Hooks, or We’ll Have No Swordfish to Eat.  Newsday.  6 Dec., p 73.
  • Safina, C.  1989.  Last Chance for an Endangered Breed of Fisherman. Times Tribune (NJ).

FILMS, TELEVISION, RADIO, WEB:

  • Producer and Host of the PBS Series, “Saving the Oceans with Carl Safina” Completed episodes incluce Shark Reef and The Sacred Island. Chedd-Angier-Lewis Productions.

Advisor in developing the following Audubon Television Films and Documentaries Aired on PBS and Turner:

  • Hunt for the Giant Bluefin (1994)
  • Cathedrals in the Sea (1993)
  • The Last Elephant, 1989
  • Sea Turtles; Ancient Nomads, 1988
  • Sharks!  1988
  • If Dolphins Could Talk, 1988
  • Crane River, 1988
  • Wolves, 1988

Wrote and Produced:

  • The Bluefin Tuna and CITES, 1992 (6 minute film for delegates to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species)

Appeared on:

  • Need to Know: Carl Safina and Abrahm Lustgarten on the BP disaster and lessons learned.  PBS.  April 2011.
  • The Martha Stewart Show: Sustainable Seafood.  Hallmark Channel.  2010.
  • The Colbert Report.  Comedy Central.  2010.
  • Need to Know: Big Oil’s Chernobyl.  PBS. 2010.
  • Journey to Planet Earth: State of the Oceans. PBS television documentary.  2007.
  • Farming the Seas. PBS television documentary.  2004.
  • Empty Oceans, Empty Nets. PBS television documentary.  2002.
  • The Blue Planet.  BBC.  Host: David Attenborough.  2002.
  • Bill Moyers special “Earth on Edge.”  2001.
  • Nightline, with Ted Koppel.  2000.
  • Giant Bluefin.  National Geographic Television.  2000.
  • The Killing Tide.  1993.  CNN hour-long special.
  • Hunt for the Giant Bluefin.  1994.  World of Audubon hour-long TV show on TBS

Selected Radio:

  • “New Protection for Bluefin Tuna.” Interview with Carl Safina, Living on Earth.  November 8, 2013
  • “Russia Nixes Antarctic Reserve.” Interview with Carl Safina for the “Living on Earth” program, Public Radio International (PRI).  August 2, 2013
  • “U.S. Drops Unarmed Bombs on Great Barrier Reef.” Interview with Carl Safina on the “Here and Now” show, WBUR.  July 22, 2013.
  • “Disastrous King Salmon Runs” Audio. Talk of Alaska. KSKA 91.1 FM.  June 2012.
  • “The Future is Not All Doomed: A Conversation with Carl Safina” Audio. Locus Focus. KBOO 90.7 FM.  April 2012.
  • Science Friday: Carl Safina on the BP Oil spill.  April 15, 2011.
  • Democracy Now!  BP Oil Spill’s Ecological Impact on the Gulf Coast and Worldwide.  2010.
  • National Public Radio’s Talk-of-the-Nation; Science Friday with Ira Flatow.  1998, 2000, 2002, 2006.
  • WNYC with Leonard Lopate.  2002, 2004, 2006, 2008.
  • “The Song is You.” WLIW and various syndicated public radio stations. 2003, 2006.
  • And numerous radio nationwide interviews 1990-present.

Selected Blogs, Web Journals and Web Videos:

  • Blog at: http://carlsafina.com and http://carlsafina.wordpress.com
  • “Wicked Tuna: Bluefin Experts: Carl Safina.”  National Geographic.  March 2012.
  • Carl Safina: The oil spill’s unseen culprits, victims. TEDx Oil Spill conference.  June 28, 2010.
  • Interview with Carl Safina, BPs Oil Drilling Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.  Gulf Restoration Network.  May 11, 2010.
  • “Behold The Earth.” 2009. http://www.beholdtheearth.com/blog/1104/carl-safina-matters-of-morality/
  • “Fishing lessons with Carl Safina.” 2009.
  • http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/01/fishing-lessons/
  • You Tube video: Dolphin’s Last Dance. 2008.
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cy75BJ7VsZc
  • Flying With Turtles. http://www.pbs.org/pov/borders/2004/talk/cs.html
  • Travels with Sea Turtles. http://worldwildlife.org/turtles/fieldnotes/

Technical Reports

  • Weber, M, S.Iudicello, D. Karavellas, K. Kelleher, K. Mfodwo, C. Safina, B. Mott.  1998.  “A Global Assessment of Major Marine Fisheries at Risk, Relevant Management Regimes, and Non-Governmental Organizations.  100+ pp.
  • Safina, C.  1994.  Review of the National Research Council’s “An Assessment of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna.”  16 pp.
  • Nemerson, D. M. Camhi, and C. Safina.  1993.  Seeking Solutions; Optimizing Employment and Conservation in the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fishery.  50 pp.
  • Nemerson, D. and C. Safina.  1993.  Apparent Errors in the National Marine Fisheries Service’s Bluefin Tuna Data Base.  6 pp.
  • Safina, C. and M. England.  1992.  Anglers’ Attitudes Toward Marine Fisheries Conservation on Long Island, New York.  21+ pp.
  • Safina, C.  1991.  Stemming the Tide; Conservation of Coastal Fish Habitat in the United States.  National Coalition for Marine Conservation.  35 pp.
  • Safina, C.  1991.  Synoptic Profile of the Bluefin Tuna Thunnus thynnus.  National Audubon Society.  7 pp.
  • Safina, C.,  M. Lee, and J. Beyea.  1990.  Factors to Evaluate in Drafting and Environmental Impact Statement for the Pending License Applications of the Kingsley Dam Project and North Platte/Keystone Diversion Dam Project. National Audubon Society. 19 pp.
  • Safina, C, M. Lee, K. Strom, M. Duever, and J. Beyea.  1989 draft.  Essential Management Principles for the Platte River Basin.
  • Lee, M., C. Safina, and J. Beyea.  1989.  Threats to Wildlife and the Platte River, Volume 2.      National Audubon Society. 79 pp.
  • Safina, C., L. Rosenbluth, R. Klataske, K. Strom, C. Pustmueller, M. Lee and J. Beyea.  1989. Threats to Wildlife and the Platte River.  Monograph,  139 pp; Library of     Congress no. 89-050413.
  • Safina, C., D. Witting, K. Smith and H. Ruben.  1988.  Viability of Salt Marshes as Breeding Sites for Common Terns in New York.  Contract report to N. Y. State Dept. Environmental     Conservation.  50 pp.

Non-technical Reports

  • Safina, C.  1993.  The Role of Conservation in Fishery Management.  Proceedings, Conference on Management of Sharks.  Mote Marine Lab.
  • Safina, C.  1993.  Opportunities in Marine Conservation Beyond the Magnuson Fisheries Conservation and Management Act.  35 pp.  Pew Charitable Trusts.
  • Safina, C.  1993.  The National Marine Sanctuaries Program; Possibilities, Limitations, Opportunities.  17pp.  Pew Charitable Trusts.
  • Safina, C. 1992.  Conservation of Pacific Salmon in North America.  130 pp.  Pew Charitable Trusts.
  • Safina, C., H. Ruben, R. Densmore, and R. Wagner.  1987.  Common and Roseate Tern Productivity at Cedar Beach and Jones Beach, 1984-1986; a Selected Summary of Results. Nat. Audubon Society.
  • Safina, C. 1986.  Summer Distribution of seabirds off Montauk Point, NY, 1985 Report. Nat. Audubon Society.
  • Safina, C. 1986.  Tern Conservation and Research, 1985 Report. Nat. Audubon Society.
  • Safina, C.  1986.  Fire Island Raptor Banding and Research, 1985 Report. Nat. Audubon Society.

Conservation Columns in “The Fisherman” Magazine:

  • Safina, C.  1992.  Open Boat Anglers and Conservation.  The Fisherman.  No. 50 (Dec. 10), pp28-29.
  • Safina, C.  Rigging for Release.  1991.  The Fisherman.  No. 1 (3 Jan.), pp 56-57.
  • England, M. and C. Safina.  1990.  Balloons in the Marine Environment. The Fisherman.  No. 48 (29 Nov.), pp 14-15.
  • England, M. and C. Safina.  1990.  Discarded Fishing Line; a Deadly Disgrace. The Fisherman.  No. 46 (15 Nov.), pp  16-17.
  • Safina, C.  1990.  Good Housekeeping and the Bluefish Management Plan. The Fisherman.  No. 46 (15 Nov.), pp  6-7.
  • Safina, C.  1990.  The Enemy Within. The Fisherman.  No. 38. (20 Sept.), pp  16-17.
  • Safina, C.  1990.  Proposed Striper Regulations Subject of Stony Brook Hearing.  The     Fisherman.  No. 28. (12 July), pp  18-19.
  • Safina, C.  1990.  Listen to Long Island Sound.  The Fisherman.  No. 19. (10 May), pp  26-27.
  • Safina, C.  1990.  Gateway National Recreation Area Responds to Complaints About Breezy Point     Policy.  The Fisherman.  No. 7. (15 Feb.), pp  76-77.
  • Safina, C.  1990.  Field Guides to the Marine Environment.  The Fisherman.  No. 4. (25 Jan.), pp 30-31.
  • Safina, C.  1990.  A Tropical Tale.  The Fisherman.  No. 2. (11 Jan.), pp 92-93.
  • Safina, C.  1989.  Crossed Swordfish.  The Fisherman. No. 49.  (7 Dec.), pp 32-34.
  • Safina, C. 1989.  Breezy Point Access Update.  The Fisherman.  No. 48 (30 Nov.), pp 18-19.
  • Safina, C. 1989.  A Mako for the Sport of It. The Fisherman. No. 42.  (19 Oct), pp 26-29.
  • Safina, C. 1989.  Bad Show at the Bacardi Wreck. The Fisherman. No. 36 (7 Sept), pp. 24-25.
  • Safina, C. 1989.  Field Guides to Fishes. The Fisherman. No. 29 (20 July), pp. 28-29.
  • Safina, C. 1989.  The Art of Looking.  The Fisherman. No. 26 (29 June), pp. 54-55.
  • Safina, C. 1989.  Syringes, Bandaids, Solutions; Marine Debris Hearing Summary. The Fisherman. No. 24 (15 June), pp. 31-33.
  • Safina, C. 1989. Noble or Pathetic. The Fisherman. No. 22 (1 June), pp. 30-32.
  • Safina, C. 1989.  Food For Thought. The Fisherman. No.18 (4 May), pp. 28-29.
  • Safina, C. 1989.  The Once and Future Waterfront. The Fisherman. No.16 (20     April), pp. 30-31.
  • Safina, C. 1989.  Undo a Good Tern.  The Fisherman.  No.2 (12 January), p. 74.