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Sylvia Earle's TED Prize wish: Here's how to protect the blue heart of the planet

Posted by: Tedstaff

From TED2009! Legendary ocean researcher Sylvia Earle shares astonishing images of the ocean — and shocking stats about its rapid decline — as she makes her TED Prize wish: that we will join her in protecting the vital blue heart of the planet. (Recorded February 2009 in Long Beach, California. Duration: 18:16.)

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Comments (1)

  • Maria Popova commented on Feb 20 2009

    As difficult (and probably inappropriate) as it is to pick favorites, I have to say I was beyond delighted to see Earle get it – this has been my favorite TED Prize since Architecture for Humanity.