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“Mission Blue inspires action to explore and protect the ocean.”

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Thanks to YOU, the petition to protect the Hector’s and Māui dolphins from gillnet fishing received over 130,000 si… https://t.co/NASQOqlauV
Both transient and resident orcas frequently visit the waters surrounding the five Canadian Islands that comprise t… https://t.co/9C3YlMoTT6
RT @WCPA_Marine: Delighted to release today the 2nd edition of the IUCN marine guidelines for protected area categories. @IucnOcean @pewenv
Hope Spot Champion @bellsahira states, “People protect what they love, and they love what they understand. We want… https://t.co/HhqJ14DbiA
In spite of its remoteness, this magnificent temperate reef is feeling pressure from people: climate change and the… https://t.co/G79rQYFFnK
We are delighted to share a new Hope Spot with you: Australia's Great Southern Reef! Up to 85% of the species that… https://t.co/T1F4qbwKdV
RT @NatGeo: "Diving into Cortes Banks is like diving into an underwater kaleidoscope" https://t.co/uYZXyHhefu
A donation to Mission Blue directly supports the exploration and protection of the ocean. Thanks for keeping us afl… https://t.co/42h92jJjcG
This #GivingTuesday, we are deeply thankful for your support! https://t.co/Tpfhcff429 💙🌊 https://t.co/GiQE8EakZU

Hope Spots

Hope Spots are special places that are critical to the health of the ocean — Earth’s blue heart. Some Hope Spots are already formally protected, while others still need defined protection. Under Dr. Earle’s leadership, the Mission Blue team has embarked on a series of expeditions to shed light on these vital ecosystems and ignite support to safeguard them as marine protected areas.

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