Sylvia Earle Wins TED 2009 With Talk on Our Oceans (Video)


Sylvia Earle won this year's TED Talks with her speech about the Earth's oceans. She describes them as our life support system, and questions why we preserve land spaces but not water. She also discusses Google Earth's new underwater features. Check out her speech after the jump.

Congrats, "Your Deepness" for your Ted Talks win!
More on our oceans' health:
Google Earth Adds Sea Floor to Maps and Imagery
The Year Ahead in 2008: Making Ocean and Coastal Conservation a Priority
Words Can't Describe It: Humans' Impact on the World's Oceans
What to Make of Bush's Oceanic Gestures
More Cool TED Talks:
Video: Philippe Starck on "Why Design?" at TED
TED 2009: How to Grow Your Own Fresh Air
Bill Gates Releases Bugs At TED Conference: A Necessary Feature When Free Markets Don't Deliver
Paul Stamets at TED: How Mushrooms Can Help Save The World

Tags: Activism | Conservation | Oceans | Preservation