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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...

The Last Chance To Save The Aquarius Reef Base

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.

The End of the Age of Aquarius

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.

Aquarius Reef Base, world’s only undersea lab, falls victim to budget ax

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 >>

Why You Should Care About the Ocean Even If You Don't Live Anywhere Near it

Dr. Sylvia Earle answers this question from the Aquarius Reef Base, a laboratory based 60 feet under the ocean.

How Do You Get Dry Towels To An Undersea Lab?

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?

Top Ocean Researchers Head to the Last Underwater Laboratory Before it Gets Defunded

Mission Aquarius, lead by Dr. Sylvia Earle, heads to the last remaining underwater research lab to highlight the value of undersea exploration.

2012 Road Trip Day 9: Playlist

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)

Sylvia Earle: Save the Polar Bears, Save Ourselves

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.

Sylvia Earle: The Public Sides With Point Reyes Wilderness

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.

The Gothic sea

2 years agoEducation / Learning : Infocult

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.....

Sylvia Earle Launches Mission Blue to Spread the Word of Ocean Conservation

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.

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