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Samantha Whitcraft
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"So many of the discussions around this often got reduced to throwaway lines, like, 'Oh, I’d rather sleep late than have a child,' or 'I’d rather take expensive vacations.'"
If the title of Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids sounds confrontational, that’s likely not an accident. If you grit your teeth at the idea that people of European descent should try to proc...
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Please join us for our next manatee adventure hosted by Espedeco Tree Farm (1000 acres of protected tree farm and natural Florida habitats)! More info, here: http://www.oceanicsociety.org/trip/natural%20history/florida-manatees-conservation
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Shark Week is coming. But, relax, because you can get to know sharks as individuals, not just scary stereotypes! Check out the new ADOPT A BULL SHARK initiative and all our great partners! Thanks!
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#USAsharks  Please submit comments to NOAA by July 8th to uphold the states' shark fin trade bans. Background info, instructions, and links are here: https://www.sharksavers.org/en/blogs-news/shark-savers-blog/action-alert-stop-the-us-federal-government-from-interfering-with-state-shark-fin-bans/
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Weird and wonderful? How did Google know to make it marine-themed; or did I subconsciously do that? Oh well, happy mom's day!
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama cuts the first birthday cake of his 80th year to share with Indian friends in New Delhi, India on March 22, 2015. (Photo by Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL)
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…and making documentaries too, now. With me and Tree Farm Productions. Coming soon!
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People keep calling me this. So why am I so tired? ;-)
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So important. The documentary, 'Blackfish' opens today in NY and LA and then nationwide...I highly recommend seeing it.
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Dear Sam, u free for a Skype chat next week? I would like to hear your take, pick your brain. Jonn :)
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125 people
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229 people
Dee McHenry's profile photo
LAI NAM's profile photo
Gonzalo Contreras's profile photo
Ryan Mc's profile photo
Nidaul Fithroh's profile photo
Sieg Stahl's profile photo
Bill Cowden's profile photo
Stefanie Voigt's profile photo
Allen Sherrod's profile photo
Work
Employment
  • Shark Savers
    Conservation Biologist, 2010 - 2014
  • Miami Dade College
    Adjunct Faculty, 2012
  • Various Magazines
    Contributing writer, 2012
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Gender
Female
Birthday
April 23
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The rivers and ocean are my church, water my religion.
Bragging rights
I dive with sharks, on purpose.
Education
  • University of Miami
    Marine Affairs & Policy
  • Harvard University
    Biology
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