TED talks

6 Of The Best Ocean-Related TED Talks


We compiled a list of the most inspiring, thought-provoking ocean-related TED talks. Enjoy!


1 David Gallo: Underwater astonishments


Oceanographer David Gallos shows amazing footage of bioluminescent deep sea creatures, fighting cuttlefish and a perfectly camouflaged octopus.



2 Paul Nicklen: Tales of ice-bound wonderlands


Paul Nicklen went to Antarctica on assignment for National Geographic and came back with one of the funniest and most spectacular stories of animal encounters.



3 Edith Widder: How we found the giant squid


Edith Widder was part of the team that caught a live giant squid on camera for the first time in 2012. She shares the story behind this remarkable discovery.



4 Brian Skerry: The ocean's glory -- and horror


National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry explains his determination to highlight environmental issues that endanger our oceans.



5 Sylvia Earle: My wish: Protect our oceans


Leading American marine biologist Sylvia Earle calls on her audience to join her in the fight to save the oceans.



6 Robert Ballard: The astonishing hidden world of the deep ocean


Robert Ballard opens his talk with a mind-boggling truth: NASA's annual budget to explore space would fund NOAA's budget to explore the oceans for 1,600 years. He asks why and makes a case for the exploration and mapping of the deep oceans.






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