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TV Alert: NG Oceanographer Sylvia Earle Tonight on the Colbert Report

Watch Stephen Colbert joust with oceanographer Sylvia Earle tonight on Comedy Central (11:30 p.m. EST). In her 62 years studying sea life, the National Geographic Explorer in Residence has spent 6,500 hours exploring life underwater. She’s the only untethered diver ever to have dropped 1,250 feet to the ocean floor (though the bulky hardsuit looked…