What can we say about Marine biologist Tierney Thys?
One of the leading researchers of her time and one of the most engaging presenters of the 2003 Monterey Bay TED gathering.
Thys and her team are tagging and tracking Mola-Mola worldwide to learn about how they live, and how climate change may be affecting all ocean life. She's also director of research at the Sea Studios Foundation, producing targeted eco videos that influence policymakers and businesspeople. Sea Studios was also instrumental in helping eBay stop the trading of invasive species: