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Every Turtle Counts!

Last week, Dr. Earle spoke at the Go Blue Awards in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on behalf of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center and also visited their nearby facility in Juno Beach.  Their Sea Turtle Hospital rehabilitates Loggerhead, Hawksbill, Green and occasionally Leatherback sea turtles including providing treatment for deeply embedded fishing hooks, plastic ingestion and entanglement, boat strikes and more. 

Over 25 years ago, long-time Juno Beach resident Eleanor Fletcher started what is now the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. Noticing an abundance of sea turtles nesting on the beach in spring and summer, she was curious about why so many hatchlings headed landward after hatching rather than back to sea and as a result, began some of the earliest research on sea turtles in the area.…

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Dr. Earle is Keynote Speaker at Go Blue Awards

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL — Dr. Sylvia Earle joined a gathering of environmental enthusiasts at PGA National Resort & Spa on Friday afternoon to share her message of ocean preservation.
“I was swept off my feet by a wave when I was 3 and have been in love with the sea ever since,” Earle said. “Even as a child I was lured into the sea by the creatures that live there. Horseshoe crabs on the New Jersey beaches. Starfish and sea urchins in the Florida Keys. Everywhere strange and wonderful forms of life that occur only underwater. It was and is irresistible.” 
A graduate of Florida State University, Earle has dived to 3,300 feet,  led more than 100 expeditions and logged more than 7,000 hours underwater. …

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San Francisco
October 17, 2011

Global leaders in the arena of ocean conservation, oceanographic research, and environmental sustainability gathered today in San Francisco to celebrate the launch of the America’s Cup Healthy Ocean Project, the global initiative of the 34th America’s Cup to educate the world’s populations about the issues facing our oceans and inspire them to act.
Driven by its commitment to have the 34th America’s Cup be “more than a sport,” the America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA) has set an ambitious goal with the AC Healthy Ocean Project to develop the world’s largest communication outreach program focused on improving ocean health. To accomplish this goal, ACEA has partnered with some of the leading voices in the ocean conservation field, including Dr.…

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Dr. Earle on Mission Blue and Exploring the Deep Frontier

San Francisco Bay area residents had the opportunity to share two inspiring afternoons with Dr. Sylvia Earle this week at the University of California in Berkeley.  For those who were not able to attend,  complete videos of both lectures, “Mission Blue: Protecting the Heart of the Planet,” and “Exploring the Deep Frontier,” will be featured at The Hitchcock Lecture Series website in a few weeks.…

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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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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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