The reason I set out to write this letter to you is because, in 2048, my son will be my current age. But I fear the planet will not look as it does today, at my current age.
1)What gets you out of bed and why, 2)What you are doing about it, and 3)What everyone can do about it. I know many of us
Climate researchers warn that the ocean's ability to serve as such a massive carbon sink may soon hit a tipping point once it becomes saturated and thus unable to keep CO2 from rapidly accumulating in the atmosphere, throwing global warming into overdrive and causing seawater to acidify.
Much of the media coverage of the Paris climate talks focuses on negotiations between country delegations. That work is vitally important. But here on the ground, it's clear that another powerful force is also shaping the outcome of the talks: civil society.
"We think of great white sharks as the top predators, well, we should look in the mirror," Earle said Monday at #CGI2015.
In a beautiful new film released this Friday on Netflix, oceanographer and explorer Sylvia Earle describes her underwater adventures. She also explains why she is driven to protect wild oceans the way we now protect wild lands.
"We are the beneficiaries of hundreds of millions of years of fine tuning, and it's taken us a few decades to unravel some
Mountainfilm was started in 1979 and is one of America's longest-running film festivals. I've been told the best way to sum-up the festival in one word is: inspiring.
Frequently in these conversations I hear expressions of hopelessness: What can I do to combat these forces, distant and powerful, that seem indifferent not just to the natural environment, but also to the values and traditions that have been part of our engagement with the ocean forever?