Sylvia Earle, perhaps the world’s best known woman marine scientist, literally fell head over heels in love with the ocean as a little girl.
“I got knocked over by a wave on the New Jersey Shore when I was three-years-old and the ocean got my attention,” says the veteran oceanographer, who has also earned the sobriquet “Her Deepness.”
She will be one of the special guests attending the UN Ocean Conference in early June, but ahead of that major event to help repair and sustain the “blue heart” of the Earth, she came to UN Headquarters to talk to Matthew Wells for our podcast series, The Lid Is On.
Music credits: "Wave Wash" and "Layers" by Ketsa.
The Lid is On is also available on Sound Cloud.
Episodes of the UN Radio podcast series "The Lid is On":