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Dr Sylvia Earle

Beyond Hope

Peter Neill | Posted 06.14.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

Frequently in these conversations I hear expressions of hopelessness: What can I do to combat these forces, distant and powerful, that seem indifferent not just to the natural environment, but also to the values and traditions that have been part of our engagement with the ocean forever?

The 2012 Pearl Meister Greengard Award: Honoring Joan A. Steitz, PhD, for her Pioneering Work in RNA Biology

Jeanne Garbarino | Posted 01.19.2013 | Science
Jeanne Garbarino

Dr. Steitz will be honored as the 2012 Pearl Meister Greengard Award recipient on the evening of November 29th at The Rockefeller University's iconic Caspary Auditorium.

James Cameron: What's Next

Mera McGrew | Posted 08.19.2012 | Green
Mera McGrew

Cameron's achievements within exploration are a reminder that in an era of technological advancement there are still many new frontiers left to be explored.

Australian Government Finalizes Plans for the World's Largest Ocean Reserve Network

Mera McGrew | Posted 08.18.2012 | Green
Mera McGrew

Australia's announcement details their plans to protect more than a third of its waters, including important deep ocean habitats like the Diamantina Fracture zone, Australia's largest under water mountain range.

Save the Polar Bears, Save Ourselves

Sylvia Earle | Posted 06.20.2012 | Green
Sylvia Earle

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.

TED and New Platform for Ocean News, Hope, Action

Amy Novogratz | Posted 04.29.2012 | Impact
Amy Novogratz

100 scientists, conservationists, advocates, artists, and concerned citizens set sail for a week in the Galapagos to learn, share and collaborate. Unbelievable things came out of this voyage.

WATCH: Sylvia Earle, Renowned Oceanographer

Posted 12.31.2011 | Green

She's already been called a living legend by the Library of Congress, but Sylvia Earle, the renowned oceanographer, author and explorer, won't rest un...

Swan Islands Expedition Sees 'Cause For Major Concern'

Posted 09.26.2011 | Green

Swan Islands Expedition Final Thoughts By Dustin Boeger The Mission Blue expedition to the Swan Islands and Mesoamerican Reef may have come to a c...

PHOTOS: Pirate's Point Reveals Gargonians, Sponges, And A Spiny Headed Blenny

Posted 09.24.2011 | Green

From the Sylvia Earle Alliance: For those Huffington Post Green readers who have been following the Mission Blue expedition to the Swan Islands and...

PHOTOS: Protecting The 'Galapagos Of The Caribbean'

Posted 09.21.2011 | Green

From the Sylvia Earle Alliance: On day five of their voyage to the Mesoamerican Reef, the Mission Blue expedition team, led by Dr. Sylvia Earle, wo...

PHOTOS: Shark Research At The Swan Islands

Posted 09.20.2011 | Green

From the Sylvia Earle Alliance: Day four of the Mission Blue expedition to the Swan Islands brought with it a sharp focus on one thing – sharks. ...

PHOTOS: Critically Endangered Staghorn Coral Spotted By Dr. Sylvia Earle

Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

From the Sylvia Earle Alliance: Day three of the Swan Islands expedition, led by Dr. Sylvia Earle, world-renowned oceanographer, National Geographi...

PHOTOS: Exploring The Swan Islands With Dr. Sylvia Earle

Posted 09.18.2011 | Green

From the Sylvia Earle Alliance: Yesterday, Dr. Sylvia Earle, world-renowned oceanographer, National Geographic Explorer-In-Residence, founder of Mi...

PHOTOS: Day One Of Dr. Sylvia Earle's Swan Islands Expedition

Posted 09.17.2011 | Green

From the Sylvia Earle Alliance: Today, Dr. Sylvia Earle, world-renowned oceanographer, National Geographic Explorer-In-Residence, founder of Missio...

Searching for the TED 2012 Prize Winner -- With Your Help

Amy Novogratz | Posted 08.21.2011 | Impact
Amy Novogratz

Each year we award the TED Prize to an exceptional individual who is making a difference in the world -- and we grant this recipient one wish. This isn't just an ordinary wish, but a wish that allows them to dig deeper, activate people across the globe, and truly change the world.

Breaking The Plastic Addiction: TEDx Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Deborah Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deborah Bassett

Surely you are already aware of the dreadful reality of plastic debris poisoning our oceans, toxifying our precious environment and causing serious harm to our delicate minds and bodies.

Katherine Goldstein

Glenn Close Talks Seafood, Swimming With Sharks And Saving The Planet

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

To help fulfill 2009 TED Prize winner Sylvia Earle's wish to create a global network of marine protected areas, TED held a five-day conference aboard ...

Katherine Goldstein

Fisher Stevens Interview: 'The Cove' Producer Discusses His Next Film

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

To help fulfill 2009 TED Prize winner Sylvia Earle's wish to create a global network of marine protected areas, TED held a five-day conference aboard ...

Mission Blue LIVE: Updates From The TED Prize Ocean Conference

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Check here for live updates from Mission Blue, 2009 Prize Winner Sylvia Earle's Ocean conference. Follow the participants who are on the boat, along w...

Revisiting Pandora's Box - Providing 'Hope' for the Ocean

Dan Laffoley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Laffoley

Through the position and influence of TED, and with the support of influential people, we have a new opportunity to see what creative and collective hope we can give 'outside the box' to better protect the blue heart of the planet.

With Help from Ocean Icons, TED Sets its Sights on Saving the Sea

Amy Novogratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Amy Novogratz

Until now the blue part of our planet has been largely ignored. Deep-ocean explorer and TED Prize winner Sylvia Earle is changing that with her Mission Blue conference.

Announcing Our Oceans, A Special HuffPost Green Project

Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Katherine Goldstein

This may be the Green page, but for the next two weeks, you'll be seeing blue with our special coverage of oceans and the TED conference Mission Blue.

Stephen Colbert Looks Like A Dolphin, Discusses What Kind Of Seafood You Should Eat (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Stephen Colbert sat down with National Geographic Explorer-In-Residence and author Sylvia Earle to discuss her book, The World Is Blue, which is about...