Dr. Sylvia Earle Testifies on Gulf Oil Spill

Dr. Sylvia Earle, at the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming's hearing: “Rising Tides, Rising Temperatures: Global Warming’s Impacts on the Oceans.” Dr. Earle is referred to as "Her Deepness" by The New Yorker and the New York Times, and a "Living Legend," by the Library of Congress. She is the former chief scientist of NOAA, founder of the Mission Blue Foundation, and an Explorer-in-Residence at National Geographic. Learn more about some of the themes she discussed at the hearing in our Climate Change section. Dr. Earle was also called to testify before Congress on the impacts of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, read about that testimony in our Oil Spill section. 

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