Our Reading and Video List

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TED Talks

Sylvia Earle - Hope spots

Sylvia Earle - Mission Blue

Legendary ocean researcher Sylvia Earle shares astonishing images of the ocean — and shocking stats about its rapid decline — as she makes her TED Prize wish: that we will join her in protecting the vital blue heart of the planet.

Jason Decaires Taylor - Grenada underwater sculpture park

For sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor, the ocean is more than a muse — it's an exhibition space and museum. Taylor creates sculptures of human forms and mundane life on land and sinks them to the ocean floor, where they are subsumed by the sea and transformed from lifeless stone into vibrant habitats for corals, crustaceans and other creatures. The result: Enigmatic, haunting and colorful commentaries about our transient existence, the sacredness of the ocean and its breathtaking power of regeneration.

Dame Ellen Macarthur - The surprising thing I learned sailing solo around the world

What do you learn when you sail around the world on your own? When solo sailor Ellen MacArthur circled the globe – carrying everything she needed with her – she came back with new insight into the way the world works, as a place of interlocking cycles and finite resources, where the decisions we make today affect what's left for tomorrow. She proposes a bold new way to see the world's economic systems: not as linear, but as circular, where everything comes around.

Making Waves in the News

15 Questions with Founder Monique Mills

Podcast - Making Waves in your small business

Have a hunger for knowledge – check out these links…

Sailorsforthesea.org

www.5gyres.org 

Books

Voices of the Ocean, Susan Casey