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10 Questions With Sylvia Earle

The oceanographer on why she keeps diving, being granted a wish, and why the ocean needs parks

Fisher Stevens goes on a filmmaking 'Mission Blue'

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.

“I can’t put aside the things that I’ve witnessed”: Meet the star of Netflix’s powerful new documentary

Legendary marine biologist Sylvia Earle describes what it's like to witness the oceans' destruction firsthand

Leonardo DiCaprio Is More Than A Pretty Face, Mission Blue's Sylvia Earle Says

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 [...]

'No Blue, No Green' -- New Sylvia Earle Film Shows Power of Protecting Our Oceans

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

The Cove Director Fisher Stevens on His New Netflix Documentary, Mission Blue

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 »

Warning: This Video Will Make You Want to Do Something to Save the Oceans

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

Meet The Pioneering Female Scientist And Explorer Who Is Bearing Witness To The Ocean's Destruction

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

Mission Blue shares the amazing life of scientist Dr. Sylvia Earle

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.

Eco Film ‘Mission Blue’ to Be Released on Netflix

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.

A New Gold Rush Into the Blue Economy

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

Copernicus takes a look at SBIFF Opening Night flick MISSION: BLUE!

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

Travel Talk: The Legendary Sylvia Earle

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

'Hope Spots' -- Building an Ocean Legacy

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

Sylvia Earle has spent almost a year of her life under water

The scientist and explorer warns that the oceans are “not too big to fail.” But she also says we may be growing wise enough to save them.

Developing a Lexicon for Ocean Preservation

Almost a year ago to the day, I found myself diving in the Cook Islands with Conservation International's Sylvia Earle, Greg Stone and Peter Seligmann. Perhaps you recall my article "Diving with the Dream Team?" This was my first immersion,...Show More Summary

Sylvia Earle: Can We Stop Killing Our Oceans Now, Please?

We need to respect the oceans and take care of them as if our lives depended on it. Because they do.

Lonely Aquanaut: 77-Year Old Sylvia Earle’s Wondrous Mission to Save Earth by Living on the Ocean Floor

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…

Asteroid Insurance Gets Axed

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...

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