Dr. Sylvia Earle is one of the world's leading figures in the pursuit for a sustainable ocean. Her career has exemplified her commit to ocean research, active communication, and public advocacy.
Through her speaking engagements, steadfast efforts, research, and writings, Dr. Earl works to create vast marine protected areas worldwide and to expand marine research programs. In this episode of WOR, Peter Neill discusses her work for conservation, public awareness, and a special "HOPE spot" in Antarctica.
Peter Neill, Director of the W2O and host of World Ocean Radio, provides coverage of a broad spectrum of ocean issues from science and education to advocacy and exemplary projects. World Ocean Radio, a project of the World Ocean Observatory, is a weekly series of five minute audio essays available for syndicated use at no cost by community radio stations worldwide.
Ocean Health Index
A weekly feature to highlight, by country, the goals and components of the Ocean Health Index which measures and scores ocean health from 0-100.
Did You Know?
This goal measures the amount of seafood captured or raised in a sustainable way.
Seafood helps more than half the world’s population meet their need for protein. (source: OHI)