Sylvia Earle speaks on sustainable use of world’s oceans


On May 7, world-renowned underwater explorer, scientist and ocean advocate Sylvia Earle came to speak at the Stephen H. Schneider Memorial Lecture at Stanford.

Earle’s lecture focused on encouraging sustainable use of our world’s oceans and marine resources.

Earle follows Al Gore and Lisa Jackson as the key speaker at this event, which is geared towards imparting wisdom and action items for young scientists, activists and professionals in a world affected by climate change.

The lecture was held in honor of the late Steve Schneider, whose efforts in raising awareness of climate change science among policymakers was the hallmark of a long academic career at Stanford. The public event was sponsored by Students for a Sustainable Stanford (SSS), the Woods Institute for the Environment, the Haas Center for Public Service and Stanford in Government (SIG).

Credit to Justin Warren, for use of his footage of Earle’s lecture.