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Sylvia Earle

Sustainable Seas: The Vision, The Reality

About Sylvia Earle

Sylvia Earle is a marine biologist, author, scientific consultant, and National Geographic’s Explorer-in-Residence. She served as chief scientist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and is the founder of the Sustainable Seas Expedition, which studies and explores twelve National Marine Sanctuaries surrounding the North American continent. The project is committed to ensuring conservation of the natural and cultural resources of the oceans. She is the author of several books, including Sea Change: A Message of the Oceans, Wild Ocean: America’s Park under the Sea, and the children’s books Hello, Fish! and Dive!

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