Ecologist and author Carl is the first Endowed Professor for Nature and Humanity at Stony Brook University and runs the not-for-profit Safina Center. His writing about the living world has won a MacArthur “genius” prize, Pew and Guggenheim Fellowships, numerous book awards and medals. He hosted the PBS series Saving the Ocean. Safina is widely published in leading magazines. His various books include the classic Song for the Blue Ocean. Beyond Words; What Animals Think and Feel was a New York Times bestseller and his most recent book, Becoming Wild, won the Nautilus gold award and was a New York Times Book of the Year.