Sylvia Earle has spent much of her 74 years exploring the oceans. Here at a talk filmed by The Brisbane Institute, co-hosted by the Australian Marine Conservation Society, she takes us into the depths and mysteries of the world's oceans, sharing some memories of her extraordinary scientific pursuits as well as offering some serious warnings about why we need to act now to save the oceans.
Sylvia Earle is a marine biologist, explorer, author, and lecturer. She was the first female chief scientist of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and has been a National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence since 01998. Her books include "The World is Blue: How Our Fate and the Ocean's Are One".