TED 2009 Prize winner Sylvia Earle discusses the state of the oceans, with striking footage. Her TED Prize wish:

I wish that you would use all means at your disposal – films! expeditions! the web! more! – to ignite public support for a global network of marine protected areas, hope spots large enough to save and restore the ocean, the blue heart of the planet.


“How can I bring you
To the Sea of Madness
I love you so much
It’s gonna bring me sadness
I’ve never seen you
Through these eyes before
Now I don’t believe it.” CSNY…

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Just for fun, and a test… a public post… without a topic!

Always loved this underappreciated Neil Young gem, which was first released on the “Decade” compilation. There aren’t a lot of decent vids of this one. The selection below starts a little ragged, and gets cut off prematurely, but I like it. And it’s a bit of a stretch to connect the lyrics to the blog topics, although I do think we are a real turning point in human history.

Half the time has passed away
Things we thought of yesterday
Come back now, come back now.