An oldie, but by far one of the best TEDs ever recorded. At 5 minutes, the speaker doesn’t pontificate condescendingly, wear weird adornments to draw attention, or abuse dramatic pause. He gets to his points and dazzles the audience with the ocean’s magnificence. It’s the only TED (I recall) that ends with a standing ovation.
“This photo comes from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. It show a school (?) of nautiluses devouring some chicken. Allen owns a large yacht called the Octopus, which has a couple of ROVs on board. This photo was taken by one of the ROVs at a depth of 876 feet, near the Pacific island of Palau.”
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I'm a climate change consultant specializing in climate adaptation, environmental law, and urban planning based in the U.S. In addition to traveling and hiking, I research, publish, and lecture on how cities can adapt to climate change.
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