on Inspirational Women: Dr. Sylvia Earle has long been recognized as one of the world’s top experts on ocean science and conservation. Dr. Earle is the president and chairman of Mission Blue and a National Geographic Explorer at Large, and former Chief Scientist of NOAA. She has been called “Her Deepness” by The New Yorker and the New York Times, a “Living Legend” by the Library of Congress, and a “First Hero for the Planet” by Time magazine. Her life has been about the ocean and collaborating with National Geographic has a stunning new book: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC OCEAN: A GLOBAL ODYSSEY. It’s filled with amazing photographs and information about our planet’s oceans and could be a great gift for anyone, even ourselves.