Marine Scientist Named Time's Hero of the Planet
"Looking into the eyes of a wild dolphin - who is looking into mine - inspires me to learn everything I can about them and do everything I can to take care of them ... You can't care if you don't know."
Earle's accomplishments - setting diving depths records, serving as chief scientist of NOAA, starting three companies and a non-profit to design & build systems to explore the ocean -- have always reflected her passion for the ocean. So much so Time named Earle the Hero of the Planet!
Thirsty for More?
There are a number of children's biographies about Sylvia Earle, but it might be interesting for your kiddo --and for you -- to read her work. Here are a few of the books Earle has written for children:
And two titles for the older crowd!
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