Her Deepness drops in and warns of growing threat to the oceans

By Deborah Smith
Updated November 9 2012 - 3:05pm, first published November 22 2011 - 3:15am
Star of the sea ... Dr Sylvia Earle is a marine biologist and environmentalist. She believes Australia should do more to save the oceans.

WHEN men were going to the moon, Sylvia Earle was leading the first team of female aquanauts to the bottom of the ocean, where they stayed for two weeks in a small laboratory.