Called “Her Deepness” by the New York Times, a “Living
Legend” by the Library of Congress, and Time magazine’s first “Hero for the Planet,” Sylvia A. Earle has led more than 60 expeditions as an oceanographer and explorer, authored 170 publications, and lectured in 70
countries. Formerly chief scientist of NOAA, she is an explorer in residence at the National Geographic Society,
chair of Deep Ocean Exploration and Research, leader of the Sustainable Seas Expeditions, and council chair for the
Harte Research Institute.
Linda K. Glover has been a leader in ocean science,
policy, and public outreach for decades. Her research work includes shipboard science in the North Atlantic,
Caribbean, and Indian Ocean, with publications in marine geology and ancient climates. She is known for translating complex scientific concepts and jargon into language accessible to the general public and has published several reference books on ocean conservation and space science.