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Sylvia Earle: The Planet Is ‘In Serious Trouble’

In this video from CNN, Dr. Sylvia Earle recounts highlights from her history in oceanography. She talks about the 1969 program that was simultaneously working to put women under the sea while also putting men on the moon. Earle stresses the importance of protecting our oceans, saying that we need to “try to inspire an awareness of what the problems are, and to inspire those who have the capacity to solve problems to do just that.” She tells CNN that these next ten years may be the most important out of the next 10,000 “to secure for us an enduring future on this little blue planet that is already in serious trouble.” Click here to read the full article in the Huffington Post…
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Come celebrate Sylvia Earle’s 75th birthday!

Jim Toomey Need another reason to attend THE BLUE OCEAN FILM FESTIVAL? Come celebrate Sylvia Earle’s 75th birthday! To honor her we have some special treats planned at the film festival during the Blue Carpet Awards night August 28th. Tickets for the Blue Carpet Awards and Gala can be purchased here. In lieu of birthday gifts, give back to our life support system, and do something to protect the ocean: clean a beach, explore a reef, educate and inspire, or help create and protect “hope spots”, find out more you can do at Mission Blue. …
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