Why We Should All Care About the Weird, Wild, and Wonderful Depths of the Sea with Dr. Sylvia Earle

Thursday, September 29, 2022
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Simons Theatre
1 Central Wharf
Boston, MA 02110

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The fall 2022 New England Aquarium Lecture Series kicks off with acclaimed oceanographer, explorer, and scientist Dr. Sylvia Earle. Recognized as a “Living Legend” by the Library of Congress, Dr. Earle has led more than 100 ocean expeditions and spent some 7,500 hours underwater researching marine ecosystems and the deep ocean. She will share research from her new book, National Geographic Ocean: A Global Odyssey, and make the case for why the state of our sea matters to everyone, everywhere, all of the time—regardless of where we live.


Dr. Earle is the President and Chairman of Mission Blue, an Explorer in Residence at the National Geographic Society, Founder of Deep Ocean Exploration and Research Inc. (DOER), Chair of the Advisory Council for the Harte Research Institute, and former Chief Scientist of NOAA. Called “Her Deepness” by the New Yorker and the New York Times, she is an author and lecturer, and the recipient of more than 100 national and international honors and awards, including being named Time Magazine’s first Hero for the Planet.

This event is free to the public and made possible through the generosity of the Lowell Institute.

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