She is particularly interested in the Pacific northwest where she grew up, and currently holds a visiting scientist position at Ocean Networks Canada. She is also finishing her PhD with Callum Roberts at the University of York, UK; her research focuses on the effects of anthropogenic noise on fish.
Sarika continues to do environmentally-themed work in media. She is intrigued by old-school TV, film and radio as communication tools, and their capacity to stimulate people and affect change.
She holds a degree in Marine Biology from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MSc with Daniel Pauly from the Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia. She is a member of the WWF-Canada Oceans Advisory Committee, and a board member of the David Suzuki Foundation.