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Enric Sala

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Dr. Enric Sala is a former university professor who saw himself writing the obituary of ocean life, and quit academia to become a full-time conservationist as a National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence. He founded and leads Pristine Seas, a project that combines exploration, research, and media to inspire country leaders to protect the last wild places in the ocean. To date, Pristine Seas has helped to create 22 of the largest marine reserves on the planet, covering an area of 5.8 million square km.
Sala has received many awards, including 2008 World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leader, 2013 Explorers Club Lowell Thomas Award, 2013 Environmental Media Association Hero Award, 2016 Russian Geographical Society Award, and 2018 Heinz Award in
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The Nature of Nature: Why W...

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“It takes a long time—centuries or millennia—for old ecosystems to assemble”
Enric Sala, The Nature of Nature: Why We Need The Wild

“A healthy mature ecosystem is not like a picture of a single color, but a multicolor quilt that evolves and responds to changes in the environment, and to changes within itself.”
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“Humans want quantity over quality, growth over development, production over protection”
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