Tracking Young Great Whites Off the Coast of Long Island
This area of the Atlantic has been known as a nursery for the apex predator for decades, but no one has attempted to study these sharks' movements—until now.
As an editor for the global news source Mongabay, Erik Hoffner works to keep readers informed on the latest developments in conservation news and science. He is also a freelancer for publications like the Guardian, News Deeply, World Ark, and Yale Environment 360, and his work has also appeared in National Geographic, OnEarth, The Sun, and Earth Island Journal. Previously, Hoffner was a columnist, photographer, podcaster, and outreach coordinator for the award-winning literary journal of the environment, Orion.