In 1980, Carl Sagan, then an astrophysics professor at Cornell, premiered a 13-part television series called Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. It became PBS’ most popular television series ever, was translated into 60 languages, and has been seen by over 500…
NASA’s Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) researches asteroids: But the project's future is in danger: When we visited the sea lab in early July, staff were getting ready for a visit from James Cameron and Sylvia Earle, in the hopes...
Fabien Cousteau paid a visit to Sylvia Earle and the underwater base in danger of losing its funding, and says that the work they’re doing there must be allowed to continue.
Aquanaut Sylvia Earle is a marine biologist and deep-sea explorer who heads Mission Blue, a worldwide alliance for ocean protection. Last week, she co-led the last scheduled mission to the Aquarius Reef Base off Key Largo, Fla., the world's only undersea lab. She says the oceans need protecting more than ever—don't pull funding.
Sitting at a table 50 feet under the sea, legendary ocean explorer Sylvia Earle lamented what she believes is a shortsighted federal decision to cut off funding for the world’s only undersea laboratory. Read full article >>
Dr. Sylvia Earle answers this question from the Aquarius Reef Base, a laboratory based 60 feet under the ocean.
Mission Aquarius, lead by Dr. Sylvia Earle, is in full swing 60 feet below the ocean off the Florida Keys. But there's one question we'd like to have the answer to: How do you get dry stuff there?
Mission Aquarius, lead by Dr. Sylvia Earle, heads to the last remaining underwater research lab to highlight the value of undersea exploration.
1. Hurtin’ You, Hurtin’ Me–Steve Earle 2. Sylvia Plath–Ryan Adams 3. Dance Yrself Clean–LCD Soundsystem 4. Two Faced Love–Del McCoury (a great cover of the Richard Thompson song) 5. Plenty Good Lovin’–Sam Moore (of Sam and Dave, one of the great soul voices)
To the Arctic is a celebration of Arctic life in its many resilient forms with intimate glimpses of our fellow mammals -- polar bears, foxes, walruses, caribou and others who share with humans a common need for water, warmth, food, shelter -- and protection from predators.
It is not difficult for either the casual park visitor or the seasoned scientist to recognize the ecological significance of Drakes Estero. Today, we understand the importance of protecting our beautiful and fragile coastline.
Sometimes we think of the sea - the deep sea - as a splendidly Gothic place. Listen to this BBC article on oceanic exploration: [oceanographer Sylvia Earle] believes the very deepest parts of the ocean have been the most neglected.....
In 2010, Sylvia Earle won the TED Prize for her wish that everyone would fight for a global network of marine preserves. The new site Mission Blue is a step in that direction.
The TED Prize has always been about big ideas, but since its establishment in 2005, the $100,000 purse and “a wish to change the world” has gone to individuals, from Bill Clinton and Bono to oceanographer Sylvia Earle and street artist JR. Show More Summary
It’s new and it’s now LIVE! Ecology Radio is a new, hour-long Internet radio magazine featuring the latest, cutting-edge environmental topics. Each month, Dr. David E. Guggenheim, host of The Ocean Doctor Radio Show show, brings an ocean-related segment to Ecology Radio, debuting with a very special guest: “Her Deepness,” Dr. Sylvia A. Earle. Ecology [...]
So what happens when you put together Sylvia Earle, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Richard Branson, Neil Young and Ted Turner? Apart from a really great dinner party conversation, these are the founding members of OceanElders. OceanElders is basically a group of global leaders organized to promote ocean conservation. Joining them are Jackson Browne, Rita Colwell, Graeme Kelleher, Sven [...]
Of Jackson Browne is one of my musical heroes. And it goes to show that great songwriting goes hand in hand with a love and respect of our oceans! The Sylvia Earle Alliance posted this video of him singing his song “If I Could Be Anywhere” at TEDxGPGP. He wrote this last April... ? Read More: Jackson Browne Would Be on the Ocean
Oceana CEO Andy Sharpless is counted among the notable ocean conservationists -- including Carl Safina, Sylvia Earle and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. -- in SEA VOICES, a coffee table book by Duffy Healey and Elizabeth Laul Healey. The couple...Show More Summary
This beautiful video was put together by Kip Evans, Director, Photography and Expeditions at the Sylvia Earle Alliance (SEA). See also Mountain & Sea Productions and Kip Evans Photography. Dr. David E. Guggenheim is Senior Fellow at the Ocean Foundation and directs its Cuba Marine Research and Conservation Program.
Photo by Bryce Groark via Sylvia Earle "Hope spots" is a term I learned as Sylvia Earle gave the TED talk that helped her earn the creation of Mission Blue, a movement to raise awareness about ocean conservation. The work she's done this last year through Mission Blue was also a significant part of why she earned our Person of the Year award. Show More Summary