Last week, Mission Blue founder, Dr. Sylvia A. Earle launched the National Aquarium’s spring Marjorie Lynn Bank Lecture Series with her talk, “Hope: A Plan for Our Ocean.”
Legendary oceanographer, explorer, author and lecturer, Dr. Sylvia Earle has pioneered the concept of embracing ocean “hope spots” around the world, aquatic treasures like America’s own National Marine Sanctuaries. Hope spots are special places that are critical to the health of the ocean, Earth’s blue heart.
Dr. Earle shared her experiences exploring inner-space to rally popular support for Hope Spots around the world. Some of these Hope Spots are already protected, while for others, it is imperative that they become protected.
And now, Dr. Earle’s lecture in it’s entirety, with entertaining introductions from John Racanelli, CEO of the National Aquarium, Jason Patlis, CEO of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, and Mission Blue’s Executive Director, Jim Toomey! …