Carl is the first Endowed Professor for Nature and Humanity at Stony Brook University, where he co-chairs the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and runs the not-for-profit Safina Center. His writing about the living world has won a MacArthur “genius” prize, Pew and Guggenheim Fellowships; several book awards and medals. He hosted the PBS series Saving the Ocean. He is widely published in leading magazines and his books include the classic Song for the Blue Ocean. His latest book is Beyond Words; What Animals Think and Feel.