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America’s Cup Healthy Ocean Project Launch – San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CANovember 18, 2011 Join us for a deeper look into the America’s Cup Healthy Ocean Project as ocean leaders gather for the official launch in San Diego. To keep their mission to be ‘more than a sport,’ on track, the America’s Cup Event Authority is partnering with some of the leading voices in ocean conservation.  In a recent survey, 70% of adults in America responded that there is nothing wrong with the ocean. These committed ocean advocates and a long list of partners plan to utilize the upcoming America’s Cup events to raise awareness about the harsh realities facing our ocean and to inspire people around the world to make changes in their own lives to turn the tide for the better.…
Posted in America's Cup Healthy Ocean Project, Aquarium of the Bay, Dr. Sylvia Earle, IUCN, mission blue, OceanElders, One World One Ocean, Sailors for the Sea, Scripps Institution of Oceanography |

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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.…
Posted in Dr. Sylvia Earle, Fabien Cousteau, International Seekeepers Society, Kevin Hardy, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Seakeepers |

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