New Habitats and Human Impacts Discovered in the Deep Sea Surrounding West Coast Marine Sanctuaries

By Courtney Mattison
The National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) recently teamed up with Deep Ocean Exploration and Research… Read more

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Who says you have to be near the coast to love the ocean?!

From our new partners at Teens4Oceans:
Teens4Oceans, based in Boulder, Colorado along the front range of the Rocky Mountains, certainly… Read more

Film Festival Honors Conservation Leaders

Last Friday, international filmmakers, scientists and some of the world’s most respected conservation leaders gathered for the Wildlife Conservation Film… Read more

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New Seafloor Map from Scripps uses Google Earth to Reveal Mysteries of the Deep

By Courtney Mattison
Sylvia Earle often says, “We know more about space than we do about our oceans.” That surprising… Read more

Dr. Sylvia Earle, Sir Richard Branson and Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment Catherine Novelli attended OceanElders. © Courtney Mattison
Saving our Seas – Tapping into the Wisdom of OceanElders

By Martha Shaw
For 10,000 years, the ocean has been the life support system that has generously supplied us with… Read more

Sylvia Earle with Mission Blue Board Members Shari Sant Plummer, Jenifer Austin and Patty Elkus along with Phillipe & Ashlan Cousteau. Image © Patty Elkus
Leaders in Ocean Conservation Gather for Retreat

Last weekend, HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco convened a summit on sea level rise and ocean acidification – two… Read more

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Keynote Speaker Sylvia Earle Rivets SXSW Eco

To a packed hall in Austin, TX on Tuesday, Sylvia Earle delivered a passionate keynote speech entitled “Sustainable Seas: The… Read more

LIVE today! – Sylvia Earle’s Keynote Address at SXSW Eco

Thanks for visiting! The live stream of Sustainable Seas: The Vision and the Reality (a Keynote Presentation by Dr. Sylvia Earle, Founder of Mission… Read more

Mission Blue Salutes an Ocean Hero

Before Leonardo DiCaprio became an actor, he dreamt as a child of becoming a marine biologist. An avid SCUBA diver,… Read more