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Jonah Bryson Filmmaker Profile
The Sweet Spot in Time is Right Now!

We had the chance to catch up with Jonah Bryson, Mission Blue partner and director of a new documentary called “A… Read more

Actionable Rescue Package for the Global Ocean

We are thrilled at the announcement of groundbreaking plan of the Global Ocean Commission, that has generated eight concrete proposals from… Read more

A Time For Heroes

By Deb Castellana
Last week, 400 participants from 80 different nations answered US Secretary of State John Kerry’s call to… Read more


Gills Club Connects Shark Girls and Women Researchers

The Gills Club is proud to be onboard as new partners at Mission Blue! We were founded in January 2014 when… Read more

A Prolific Whaling Ship is Reborn in the Name of Ocean Conservation

The ship on the US commemorative stamp pictured above is the Charles W. Morgan, a whaling vessel that was built… Read more

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Is education the key to saving our oceans?

by Olivia and Carter Ries 
There’s nothing quite as inspiring as young people with a mission, and Olivia and Carter… Read more


Photo of the Day ~ Peacock Mantis Shrimps Amazing Eyes

The Mantis Shrimp has eyes that are compound, like those of the dragonfly, although they have a far smaller number of… Read more

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Photo of the Day ~ Weedy Scorpionfish

Also known as Rhinopias frondosa, this fishy jewel’s cryptic camouflage is an invaluable tool for hunting prey and avoiding becoming prey… Read more

Harbor Seal
Photo of the Day ~ Harbor Seal off Cortes Bank

Spotted at Cortes Bank near San Diego, California, a harbor seal (Phoco vitulina) swims through an underwater kelp forest.
Captured… Read more