Monthly Archives: October 2011

Making Waves in Colorado

Coming up on November 13th in Boulder, Colorado are two exciting ocean events to celebrate the First Anniversary of The Colorado Ocean Coalition.  Joined by The Sylvia Earle Alliance and Teens4Oceans, the goal of the COC is to inspire inland communities to care about the ocean. The Colorado Ocean Coaliton is creating a movement to protect oceans from a mile high by uniting people from all over the world to engage in ocean advocacy. The Ocean Symposium Free to the Public – Families WelcomeSunday, Nov 13, 2011 1:00 – 5:00 pm The Boulder Public Library – Boulder, Colorado Please join The Colorado Ocean Coalition, Teens4Oceans and The SylviaEarle Alliance for a free Public Ocean Symposium. Learn about a varietyof climate/ocean topics, marine protected areas, plastics and environ-mental impacts, plus agricultural and watershed connections.…
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Google Hosts Launch Party for ARKive and Wildscreen USA

October 11, 2011 Google World Headquarters Mountainview, California  On Tuesday evening, Google played host to festivities introducing ARKive and Wildscreen USA to the West Coast, with special guest speakers Dr. Sylvia Earle and Dr. Mike Fay, both National Geographic Explorers-In-Residence.   The ARKive project is a unique global initiative, gathering together the very best films, photographs, and audio recordings of the world’s threatened animals, plants, and fungi into one centralized digital library to create a freely-accessible, multimedia record of life on Earth. Sir David Attenborough’s riveting video introduction to the project can be seen here on the ARKive website.  By clicking the ‘Get Involved’ tab,  you can see how it is possible to make your own unique contribution to the ARKive mission.…
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Google Earth Eclipses One Billion Downloads

SAN FRANCISCO – Google Earth software has been downloaded more than one billion times, and that stellar achievement was marked Wednesday with a website showcasing ways the interactive replica of the planet is used. features 40 real-world tales of how people around the globe have used Google Earth to follow dreams, defend nature, explore distant places, or learn about the planet. Of course, Google Earth maps let people travel virtually to locales where such stories play out. “Google Earth is probably one of the most downloaded applications of all time in terms of raw numbers,” product manager Peter Birch told AFP. To provide context, Google Earth and Maps vice president of engineering Brian McClendon pointed out that a billion hours ago humans were living in the Stone Age and that a billion minutes ago the Roman Empire was flourishing.…
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Ecology Global Network debuts ‘Ecology Radio’ with special guest, Dr. Sylvia Earle

Dr. Earle in Deep Rover (Photo: David E. Guggenheim) Ecology Radio is a new, hour-long Internet radio magazine featuring breaking and cutting-edge environmental topics. Dr. David E. Guggenheim, host of The Ocean Doctor Radio Show, brings an ocean-related segment to Ecology Radio each month, debuting with a special guest: “Her Deepness,” Dr. Sylvia A. Earle. The ECOLOGY Global Network mission is to use modern media tools to inform, educate and inspire the global community to respect, restore and protect our natural and human world, and to encourage all people to become stewards of the environment in which we live. Listen to Ecology Radio’s premiere edition with Dr. Sylvia Earle here:  Ecology Radio.…
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