She was one of America’s first women ‘aquanauts’, setting a deep sea diving record in 1979. At 82, Sylvia Earle remains a passionate deep ocean explorer and campaigner for the seas. She says she still dives at least once a month otherwise she gets “dry rot.” She has just given the Natural History Museum Annual…
Artist Dianna Cohen says that oceanographer Sylvia Earle helped inspire her to found her biggest art project: A non-profit that's working on cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
In an interview at Singularity University’s Global Summit in San Francisco, oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle said we live in a remarkable time when “the greatest era of exploration is just beginning.” Earle is a National Geographic explorer-in-residence, founder of Mission Blue and Deep Ocean Exploration and Research, author of over 200 publications, leader of more […]
Featuring remarks from Gene Baur, Jenny Brown, Sylvia Earle, Jane Goodall, Bill Maher, Moby, Kathy Najimy, Ingrid Newkirk
World-renowned oceanographer and explorer Sylvia Earle sat down with TIME ahead of World Ocean's Day and shared her message on climate change and ocean conservation.
Pioneers in ocean exploration Robert Ballard and Sylvia Earle talk about why it's essential that we pay attention to oceanography at this critical moment.
We asked different Neil deGrasse Tyson, Sylvia Earle and other National Geographic scientists what women in science we should know about. While Marie Curie was a popular answer, we also learned some new names.
Sylvia Earle, an unstoppable force at 81, wants 20% of our oceans declared protected marine areas by 2020.
“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