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Compass Summit – What’s Possible. What Matters. What’s Ahead.

Conference partners Scientific American, McKinsey & Company, Intel, SWIFT, Fenton, Carbon War Room, WBCSD, 100 People and PR and Company hosted the Compass Summit from October 23-26 in Palos Verdes, California. The Summit addressed some of today’s most pressing problems through the lens of global citizenship, recognizing human ingenuity as an unlimited resource making it still possible for us to save the ocean – if we act soon. Watch as Dr. Earle shares her insights with the Summit on The Crisis Facing the Ocean.…
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Dr. Earle Recruits Yacht Owners for Ocean Research

Photo by Dorie Cox This week Dr. Sylvia Earle, Kevin Hardy and Fabien Cousteau inspired megayacht owners, captains and crew at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in Florida to join in the quest to save the world’s ocean. “We are united in a common interest in the blue part,” Dr. Earle said, pointing to the ocean on a view of earth from space. “I want to know how the power of megayachts might be used in a positive way. This is a community of people who already care.” It must begin with awareness, she said. “Sure, the problems are what we put in the oceans and what we take out,” Earle said.  “But the biggest problem is to recognize that the oceans are in trouble.” Kevin Hardy of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography seeks vessels to help his group deploy instruments to measure data in the ocean depths.…
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