In Images: Sylvia Earle's 'Searching for Wisdom' Expedition

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The "Searching for Wisdom" Expedition

Credit: Pete Leary | USFWS
Acclaimed oceanographer Sylvia Earle went on an expedition to Hawaii's Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge to spread awareness of issues concerning the…Read More »

area's fragile ecosystem. Called the "Searching for Wisdom" expedition, her trip included diving off of the Midway Atoll's southern reefs and helping marine artist Wyland paint a colorful mural.

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service recorded Earle's visit, during which she took photos of local marine and wildlife, including green sea turtles, Laysan albatross and the recently reintroduced endangered Laysan ducks.

Here, a look at some of the photos documenting Earle's exciting expedition.   Less «
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