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Fishing Gear 101: Purse Seines – The Encirclers

Consumers often ask us to describe various types of fishing gear and explain which ones cause the most destruction to the ocean. Another frequent question is why our seafood ratings for a particular species differ depending on the… Read More
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Global Shark Conservation: Good News for Some Species, Alarming Trends for Others

Reversing overfishing, climate change, and population growth can seem insurmountable. Safina Center Fellows strive to amplify the global conservation discussion and, in targeted ways and places, they make a difference. Their drive to redefine the future of our… Read More
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A Monumental Chance for Monumental Protection

Last week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hosted a town hall meeting in Providence, Rhode Island to discuss the possible designation of the first Marine National Monument in the U.S. Atlantic Ocean with scientists, conservationists, fishermen, and… Read More
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