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Carl SafinaEndowed ProfessorSchool of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences


Carl Safina, a marine ecologist and author of various books, including a recent bestseller about what animals think and feel, is one of the nation’s most esteemed environmental writers. As an ecologist, his achievements include leading campaigns to ban high-seas driftnets, achieve passage of a UN global fisheries treaty, and reduce albatross and sea turtle drownings on commercial fishing lines. He now writes about the troubled relationship between humanity and the living world.

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  • PhD and MS, Rutgers University
  • BS, Purchase College SUNY