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Dr. Sylvia Earle - Introduction

Dr. Sylvia Earle

Oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle is explorer-in-residence at the National Geographic Society and leader of the Sustainable Seas Expeditions. She received the TED Prize in 2009 for her proposal to establish a global network of marine protected areas, or "hope spots," to save and restore "the blue heart of the planet."