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Sylvia Earle's Dream To Create National Parks In The Sea To Save Our Oceans

First Posted: 09/24/10 09:37 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:50 PM ET

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TIME:

In her more than 50-year career in ocean science, [Sylvia] Earle has studied the deep, dived it and written about it. Now she's trying to save the oceans, and she's focusing on one simple idea: protect them. Create true reserves -- marine protected areas (MPAs) -- on the high seas, sanctuaries for everything that swims, just as governments have created parks on land.

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