"In 2009, Earle won the million-dollar TED prize for her pioneering work in documenting the degradation of the world’s oceans. From that prize, Mission Blue, a global initiative of the Sylvia Earle Alliance, was born. It is an initiative where more than 100 respected ocean conservation groups and organization—ranging from multinational companies to individual scientific teams—are systematically researching and evaluating the health of the world’s oceans.
For Earle, Cabo Pulmo, its community and reef, has become a jewel in the crown of what she calls Hope Spots, areas of marine bio-diversity that have recovered from the brink of extinction."
To read more : Article by Joy E. Stocke here in the Huffington post