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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.