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An Inspiring PBS Profile of Dr. Sylvia Earle

Today we’d like to share this recent PBS profile of Dr. Earle. From her 2009 TED Talk, to her historic saturation dive at Tektite in 1970, the video profiles Dr. Earle’s lifelong dedication to exploring and preserving the ocean. Enjoy! PBS – Profile of Oceanographer, Sylvia Earle from Jennifer Winter on Vimeo.…
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Whale Marine Protected Areas Google Earth Tour Goes Live

For the first time, you can meet sperm whales, humpback whales and blue whales in the special places where they live. This Google Earth Tour is narrated by Dan Laffoley, Marine Vice Chair of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s World Commission on Protected Areas, and follows the migrations of whales above and below the surface, visiting some of the key marine protected areas and sanctuaries for whales around the world. This animated Google Earth Tour was first presented as part of a keynote lecture by Dan Laffoley at the opening of the 2nd International Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas (ICMMPA) on 7 November 2011 in Fort-de-France, Martinique. It was prepared with the help of Jenifer Austin Foulkes (Google), Charlotte Vick (Sylvia Earle Alliance/Mission Blue) and Erich Hoyt (Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society/IUCN) and features a segment on the Arctic Ocean with Dr.…
Posted in Charlotte Vick, Dan Laffoley, Dr. Sylvia Earle, Erich Hoyt, Google Earth, Google Ocean, Jenifer Austin Foulkes, marine mammals, marine protected areas |

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