Latest Sylvia Earle Stories

2014-09-10 16:21:28

- The Secretary and National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence join lineup of over 300 speakers and 100 sessions for the fourth annual event - AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South by Southwest Eco (SXSW Eco), a conference connecting the urgency of global sustainability challenges with the opportunity for breakthrough solutions, today announced U.S. Secretary of Energy, Dr. Ernest Moniz, as well as world-renowned ocean explorer and researcher, Dr. Sylvia Earle,...

2013-10-22 23:30:03

Both will discuss the importance establishing a worldwide system of marine protected areas. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Celebrated marine biologists Dr. Sylvia Earle (founder of Mission Blue) and Dr. Lance Morgan (president of Marine Conservation Institute) are featured speakers at IMPAC3 (International Marine Protected Areas Congress) in Marseille, France, on October 22, 2013. These eminent scientists will discuss the urgent need to establish a worldwide system of marine...

Google Science Fair Winners Announced
2012-07-25 09:27:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google´s 2nd annual International Science Fair was a smashing success, with thousands of entries submitted from around the world from students between the ages of 13 and 18, with 15 contestants making the cut in Monday´s final round. During Monday´s finals, National Geographic was given the honor to serve up three explorers -- engineer Albert Yu-Min Lin, ocean explorer Sylvia Earle, and renewable energy innovator TH...

2010-11-02 11:31:00

Dr. Sylvia Earle, Van Jones, Jackson Browne, Captain Charles Moore, Fabien Cousteau, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama of Ghana, David de Rothschild Among Participants SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, November 6, the TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch will bring the insidious devastation of plastic pollution to the forefront of the media debate. Prominent thought leaders, innovators, and artists will share what they know, explore solutions, and together...

2010-09-16 13:51:00

National Geographic Magazine Tackles Deep Water Drilling and Gulf's Oil Infrastructure in October 2010 Issue Special map supplement in magazine describes Gulf ecosystem and reveals region's complete oil infrastructure National Geographic networks investigate aftermath and continuing impact of oil spill with 3 specials, including 'Explorer: Can the Gulf Survive?' on Nat Geo Channel at 10 p.m. ET/PT Sept. 28 (http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/explorer/4835/Overview) Free...

2010-04-06 08:58:00

NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TED and Sylvia Earle, the 2009 TED Prize winner and world-renowned, deep-ocean explorer, announced the launch of Mission Blue to raise awareness of the urgent need to create Marine Protected Areas - Hope Spots - ranging from the deepest oceans to sunlit reefs. The announcement came on the first day of the Mission Blue Voyage, a one-of-a-kind conference hosted by TED from April 6-10 aboard the National Geographic Endeavour in the Galapagos Islands....

2009-12-21 15:38:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Jamie Oliver, celebrity chef and standard-bearer in the fight against obesity and other diet related issues, has been announced as the recipient of the 2010 TED Prize, an award granting recipients $100,000 and something much bigger - an opportunity to realize a wish to change the world. The host of 12 television series seen in 130 countries and bestselling author of 10 cookbooks translated into 29 languages, Oliver is also transforming the way we feed...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.