After a meeting with BCL, Dr. Earle has agreed to join CCL’s Advisory Board, and to encourage companies to join BCL. In that regard, she will be a signatory on our outreach letter to CEOs, along with Jim Hansen and Trammell Crowe.
Dr Earle is an American marine biologist, explorer, author, and lecturer. Since 1998 she has been a National Geographic explorer-in-residence. She was the first female chief scientist of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and was named by Time Magazine as its first Hero for the Planet in 1998. She won the TED Prize in 2009; here’s her acceptance speech.