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Sylvia Earle

Mountainfilm in Telluride Inspires Conversation and Action on Issues That Matter

Stefanie Penn Spear | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Stefanie Penn Spear

Mountainfilm was started in 1979 and is one of America's longest-running film festivals. I've been told the best way to sum-up the festival in one word is: inspiring.

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?

Sylvia Earle and 70 Men

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.14.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

The reporter was obviously incredulous that marine biologist Dr. Sylvia Earle thought it wasn't an issue that she would be the only woman aboard a ship for six weeks studying the Indian Ocean -- and that all of her colleagues were men!

INFOGRAPHIC: Freaky-Looking 'Exosuit' Can Take Divers To Stupendous Depths

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.28.2014 | Science

Talk about taking the plunge. A new submersible body suit will take ocean divers to a depth of 1,000 feet and let them spend hours there observing and...

What a Green 2013 Means for the Planet

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green
Kristi York Wooten

Did you know that just $100 can fund a water-quality test in a stream or river and $500 can provide an inner-city school with plants and tools for an organic vegetable garden? Even smaller amounts can be very meaningful to local recycling or cleanup projects in your community.

The Last Frontier: Antarctica's Southern Ocean

Mera McGrew | Posted 12.24.2012 | Green
Mera McGrew

Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are the least explored and least understood marine regions in the world. Nearly a century after the first person reached the South Pole, the abundant life underneath the ocean's frozen surface is just beginning to be discovered.

Diving With the Dream Team

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

I am scuba diving in the South Pacific, about six hours due south of Hawaii by air. As exotic and remote a locale as this is, the real story is not where I am but whom I have the honor to dive with.

'Shining A Spotlight On The World’s Only Undersea Lab'

Posted 07.20.2012 | Green

By One World One Ocean's Ted Reckas: For the past six days, One World One Ocean has been reporting live from what could be the final mission to Aqu...

Swimming With Dolphins At Conception Island

Posted 06.01.2012 | Green

From Kip Evans and Mission Blue: An early sunrise cast a warm hue over Conception Island this morning, setting the stage for what was to be our fin...

PHOTOS: Diving The Reefs Of Conception Island

Posted 05.31.2012 | Green

From Mavis McRae, Kip Evans and Mission Blue: Sirenuse headed back into open water on Friday night for the 10-hour journey north from Hawksbill C...

PHOTOS: Closeup With Tropical Storm Beryl

Posted 05.30.2012 | Green

From Mavis McRae, Kip Evans and Mission Blue: After being out of the water yesterday, we were anxious to dip our flippers back into the beautiful b...

PHOTOS: Exploring 'Thunderball' Grotto

Posted 05.24.2012 | Green

From Mavis McRae and Mission Blue: Created in 1958, the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park was the first of its kind in the world and is famous for it's ...

PHOTOS: Swimming With Wild Pigs

Posted 05.23.2012 | Green

DAY ONE: NASSAU AND STANIEL CAY By Kip Evans with Mission Blue: After dragging hundreds of pounds of equipment from the United States we finally...

The Public Sides With Point Reyes Wilderness

Sylvia Earle | Posted 05.14.2012 | Green
Sylvia Earle

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.

Campaign To Raise Awareness For Ocean Protection

Posted 12.12.2011 | Green

A new multi-year, multi-platform campaign hopes to raise awareness about the state of the world's oceans and focus on how they can be protected. The O...

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...

Oil Spill Cleanup 'Succeeded In Magnifying, Not Diminishing The Impacts'

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's hard to get a straight answer on the effects of the Gulf oil spill amid all of the headlines, hearsay, and word of mouth tidbits from a friend of...

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

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

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 oce...

New National Ocean Policy Will Help Protect the "Blue Heart of the Planet"

Sarah Chasis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Chasis

Tomorrow evening at the Commonwealth Club of California, the Council on Environmental Quality Chairwoman Nancy Sutley and National Oceanic and Atmos...