“We need to respect the oceans and take care of them as though our lives depended on it. Because they do.” - Dr. Sylvia Earle (via terramarproject)
The United States has long been known for its national parks. But last month, Barack Obama created a single marine reserve that covers significantly more area than all of them, combined. On August 26, 2016, Obama expanded the Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument to 582,578 square miles around the northwestern islands of Hawaii. The monument was [ … ]
The immense problems facing the ocean often leave us feeling powerless. But what if there was a concrete, actionable strategy to nurse the ocean back to health? Dr. Sylvia Earle argues that there is. As a result, Mission Blue and the...Show More Summary
“If you dive, even in broad daylight, in a submarine, you see more shades of blue than there are names for blue. From pale to ultradark… to ultraviolet… and then it’s black.” - Sylvia Earle (via sciencefriday) ??????
On our recent Hope Spot Expedition to Cabo Pulmo Marine Park, located in the Gulf of California Hope Spot, we five discoveries were made. 1. The Ocean is For Everyone Dr. Sylvia Earle and the Mission Blue team were deeply honored toShow More Summary
"You've got 10 minutes," said the President of Mission Blue. She guided me to Dr. Earle (known as "Her Deepness" at the New York Times), who smiled at me as I sat down. "I'll make this quick," I said, opening my notebook. "You were the...Show More Summary
Dr. Jane Goodall, Adrian Grenier and Dr. Sylvia Earle at Earth to Paris--Le Hub on Monday in Paris. Image © The Jane Goodall Institute Negotiations at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris are culminating as ministers...Show More Summary
Deep into the international climate talks in Paris, Sylvia Earle and Jane Goodall called on negotiators to protect wild animals and oceans from the ravages of climate change. Speaking at the "Earth to Paris" event on Monday, these two...Show More Summary
Ocean life is directly affected by rising temperatures and changing chemistry – yet these impacts are not being considered by world leaders at the climate talks in Paris. Join Julie Packard and Sylvia Earle, and help get the ocean on the agenda at ?#?COP21? by signing the ?#?OceanForClimate? petition.
In 2009, the ocean explorer Sylvia Earle titled her book The World Is Blue to make a point: Without our oceans, there is no life. "No blue, no green," she has said. Indeed, the ocean provides us with the air we breathe, much of the food...Show More Summary
Among a distinguished panel discussing the issue of sustainable oceans Monday at the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, one speaker’s remarks resonated the most. During introductory remarks at the session, oceanographer...Show More Summary
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.
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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