We need to respect the oceans and take care of them as if our lives depended on it. Because they do
Sylvia Earle is an American oceanographer, explorer, and environmental activist. Dr. Earle was the first female scientist to head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the United States. She has been a National Geographic Explorer in Residence since 1998. She is known for her work on marine algae and the effects of pollution and overfishing on the world’s oceans.
Dr. Earle designed and built a submersible craft that could dive to 3,000 feet below sea level. She currently is President and Chairperson of Mission Blue/ The Sylvia Earle Alliance, and in 2000 she was honored by induction into the National Women’s Hall of Fame.
Born 1935, USA
- Earle, “Sea Change: A Message of the Oceans”, 1996
- Prager & Earle, “The Oceans”, 2001
- Earle, “The World Is Blue: How Our Fate and the Ocean’s Are One”, 2010