Hailed as one of the top 100 conservationists of the twentieth century, Safina is also a world-renowned oceanographer and provided unparalleled insight into the environmental and social consequences of the BP Gulf oil spill.
Read Full Biography
In this presentation that is part autobiography, part science lecture, and part book-reading, Carl Safina takes you on an adventure with boats, fishermen, and sea creatures from frigid seas to coral reefs, revealing an ocean under siege. But there is hope.
The Great Ocean Wanderers: Sea Turtles and Albatrosses
They look nothing alike, but their travels—one above water, one beneath the sea—are incredible. To link their breeding beaches with their feeding regions, these creatures seldom stop journeying. Thousand-pound leatherback turtles take more than a year to cross the Pacific. And a 50-year old albatross will have flown four million miles.
History and Destiny; The Oceans and Us
Energy, climate change, ocean fisheries, poverty, literacy for girls, and peace—these are all facets of the same issue. Drawing on two acclaimed books—The View From Lazy Point and A Sea In Flames—Carl Safina weaves a story both deeply personal and broadly global. He shows how abrasion of one facet diminishes the whole, and why the geometry of human progress is an expanding circle of compassion.