Sylvia Earle fell in love with the ocean as a teenager in the 1950s. She marveled at the wealth of aquatic life in the Gulf of Mexico, near her family’s home in Clearwater, Florida. She was entranced by the inquisitive grouper fish, playful shrimp and even the vastly underrated plankton, which produce most of the Earth’s oxygen. Show More Summary
Today is the start of Camp Google—an online summer camp built to spark and satisfy kids’ curiosities, with four weeks of live adventures for students ages 7-10. This post comes to us from Sylvia Earle, marine biologist and Explorer-in-Residence at National Geographic and the host of the first week of Camp Google. Show More Summary
by Joy E. Stocke Over the past 50 years, humans have put an enormous amount of pressure on coral reef environments by altering their waters and tearing up their foundations. From dynamite fishing to global warming, we are rapidly sending the world's reefs into oblivion. Show More Summary
“As the ocean gives us life, we must give back — an enduring gift from us to the future.” — Sylvia Earle Today we celebrate 2009 TED Prize winner Sylvia Earle‘s birthday by celebrating the many successes in ocean protection that took place in 2011. Sylvia recently told us the good news: “[This year there [ … ]
Sun 08 Mar 2015 Legendary American marine biologist Sylvia Earle speaks with journalist and educator Simran Sethi about the environmental crises looming ahead, from the...
The oceanographer on why she keeps diving, being granted a wish, and why the ocean needs parks
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Fisher Stevens approached prominent oceanographer Sylvia Earle about featuring both her life and her work in a documentary, she resisted the idea.
Legendary marine biologist Sylvia Earle describes what it's like to witness the oceans' destruction firsthand
Leonardo DiCaprio keeps it casual in a white v-neck while heading to lunch on Friday (August 15) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 39-year-old actor was accompanied by two pals, who walked a few paces behind him. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Leonardo DiCaprio Earlier in the week, Leonardo sported a nice blazer to [...]
In a beautiful new film released this Friday on Netflix, oceanographer and explorer Sylvia Earle describes her underwater adventures. She also explains why she is driven to protect wild oceans the way we now protect wild lands. Her goal, like the film, is called Mission Blue. I have known Sylvia for more than 20 years. Show More Summary
When filmmaker-actor Fisher Stevens met Sylvia Earle for the first time, he couldn't comprehend the idea that she wasn't already on his radar. Stevens was a producer behind the exposé The Cove, about dolphin hunting in Japan, and yet was only just learning of Earle's incredible story. At 78 years old,... More »
Early on in the new Netflix documentary "Mission Blue" (preview here), a voice off camera asks Sylvia Earle—ocean explorer, scientist, conservationist, and the film's main character—if she's a "radical." "If I seem like a radical," Earle...Show More Summary
Star scientist Sylvia Earle dives deep in a splashy new Netflix doc about oceans.
From the director of The Cove, comes a new Netflix documentary about the life of Sylvia Earle, who at 78, is witnessing first-hand environmental change on a scale that humans never imagined. The most moving scene in the upcoming Netflix...Show More Summary
A new documentary from the directors of “The Cove” and “Gorillas in the Mist” chronicles the 60 year career of an inspiring woman and her quest to save the ocean.
Netflix is releasing ‘Mission Blue’, a documentary of the story of legendary oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle and her incessant quest for saving the oceans. Read More The post Eco Film ‘Mission Blue’ to Be Released on Netflix appeared first on Ecorazzi.
At an ocean conference in China last October, renowned American oceanographer Sylvia Earle told participants that "we must think of taking care of the ocean as if our lives depended on it....because they do!" Take California as an example. Show More Summary
Robert Nixon and Fisher Stevens direct a documentary about environmental conservationist and oceanographer Sylvia Earle and our own bona fide scientist Copernicus gives his take on it! Read the full article on AICN We all know James Cameron is a submarine-driving, sea alien documenting, ocean-floor-visiting, bad-ass. Show More Summary
Oceanographer Sylvia Earle, or "Her Deepness," is one of Nat Geo’s Explorers in Residence, an elite group of scientists and adventurers who, with the Society's support, serve as visionaries in their field, doing groundbreaking work that not only improves our understanding of the planet we share, but makes it a better place. Show More Summary
Sylvia Earle unveiled a big vision this week at the third International Marine Protected Area Congress -- her announcement about 50 new Hope Spots is creating wonderful ripples around the globe. Many of us, as young girls, read about...Show More Summary