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Join Cristina Mittermeier, Ali Tabrizi, and Carl Safina for a conversation on driftnets, and the road to banning this deadly fishing practice.

A unique conversation on driftnets

SeaLegacy and Seaspiracy are teaming up for a digital event on September 9th to talk about the deadly use of driftnets off the coast of California and the acute dangers of fishing subsidies.

In this one-hour conversation, you will learn firsthand from world-renowned photographer Cristina Mittermeier and Seaspiracy documentary's director Ali Tabrizi about their eye-opening experiences on the front lines of ocean conservation, the progress being made in the campaign to ban driftnets in the United States, and the path forward for a healthier, more abundant ocean. The conversation will be moderated by ecologist and writer Carl Safina, prefaced with a video featuring Paul Nicklen, and will feature remarks from the United States Senator Feinstein.

Howard Hall

Meet the speakers

Cristina Mittermeier is an adventurer, conservationist, writer, and photographer who co-founded SeaLegacy and Only One. Ali Tabrizi is a filmmaker and the director of Netflix original documentary Seaspiracy. He is a vocal advocate for environmental conservation and animal welfare. Carl Safina is an ecologist and MacArthur Fellow. He holds the Endowed Chair for Nature and Humanity at Stony Brook University and is founder of the not-for-profit Safina Center. His books examine the human relationship with the rest of the living world. 

Cristina Mittermeier

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