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Desktop Diaries: Sylvia Earle

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Name the world-famous scientist who shares an office with a moray eel, a flock of (real) geese and a shrunken head. If you answered “oceanographer and explorer Sylvia Earle,” you would have been correct. We would also have accepted: “Who is Her Deepness?” Earle is an explorer-in-residence at the National Geographic and has desks all over the country. We stopped by her Oakland, California home-base for another installment in our Desktop Diaries series.