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How to Protect the Blue Heart of the Planet

By Sylvia Earle | TED | February 26, 2009

In this TED talk, renowned oceanographer Sylvia Earle expresses her desire for a global ocean policy: "I wish that you would use all means at your disposal to ignite public support for a global network of marine protected areas, hope spots large enough to save and restore the ocean, the blue heart of the planet." We currently protect less than 1 percent of the ocean, and 90 percent of large sea life has disappeared in the last century.

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