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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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