Dr. Sylvia Earle: Generating Hope for the Blue Planet

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PADI is ecstatic to launch a model new episode of Dive Stories Podcast that includes an in-depth unique with legendary oceanographer and Founding father of Mission Blue, Dr. Sylvia Earle. Throughout this inspiring interview, Sylvia talks with host Ocean Allison all about her pioneering adventures beneath the floor of the ocean, about Mission Blue’s international community of Hope Spots, in addition to her elementary ideas on defending the blue coronary heart of the planet.

To pay attention right here, merely click on the blue play button under. It's also possible to discover Dive Tales in your favourite podcast apps like Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts, and Spotify. Sylvia joins a line-up of a few of diving’s most inspirational characters – from underwater photographers Paul Nicklen and Cristina Mittermeier to NASA Astronaut and Marine Biologist Dr. Jessica Meir. We invite you to subscribe, depart a assessment, and share the podcast together with your ocean-loving pals. Thanks for diving in with us as we search journey and save the ocean. Completely happy listening, and pleased diving!

Each time I slip into the ocean, it’s like going residence.” – Dr. Sylvia Earle

Dr. Sylvia Earle has been a pioneer in ocean exploration and conservation for greater than six many years. She is actually an ocean icon! A lot in order that she known as ‘Her Deepness’ by The New Yorker and The New York Occasions, ‘Dwelling Legend’ by the Library of Congress, and ‘Hero for the Planet’ by Time Journal. After studying to dive within the 1950s whereas learning marine biology in Florida, Sylvia went on to set deep sea diving data, turn into the primary feminine Chief Scientist of NOAA, lead greater than 100 expeditions, and luxuriate in greater than 7,000 hours beneath the floor.

In 2009, she based Mission Blue to ignite public help for a worldwide community of marine protected areas – Hope Spots. When requested what she hopes individuals all over the world will maintain prime of thoughts, Sylvia responded, “It is best to deal with the ocean as in case your life depends upon it, as a result of it does.”

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Sylvia Earle has been a pioneer in diving and conservation for over six many years. Pictures by Kip Evans.

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Featured picture by Todd Brown, offered by Mission Blue.

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