SYLVIA EARLE : Call Of The Sea

Her Deepness Welcomes Us Into Her World of Wonders

You have to love it before you are moved to save it," says Sylvia Earle, the marine biologist known as "Her Deepness" since the time in 1979, off the coast of Oahu, when she was cut loose from a submarine and walked freely on the ocean floor, 1,250 ft. beneath the water's surface. The object of her affection requires love of a special magnitude and magnanimity. One has to concede at the outset that the ocean is too vast, deep and secretive to be completely known. It is capable of casual murder and filled with structures that make Picasso's dreams seem...

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