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Our Mission

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

A deep-sea cucumber also known as the "headless chicken monster" caught on film for the first time in the Southern… https://t.co/RR1rMZUOyl
“The single non-negotiable thing life requires is water.” @SylviaEarle https://t.co/ABfe09Xk6I
@max_bello_m Touché! At least not that we know of yet... 🦈
RT @PADI: When planning your next dive trip, set a course for a marine sanctuary or @MissionBlue Hope Spot. https://t.co/aCTKPIzW1I
RT @savingoceans: Interested in the #CaliforniaSeamounts? Join us in celebrating the newly established California Seamounts Hope Spot! The…
RT @OceanFirstEdu: Over the last 440 million years, #sharks have radiated into nearly every aquatic habitat around the globe & those who li…
*Almost true - there are no known sharks in Antarctic waters.
RT @thenewnine: #NewMusicAlert: @trashmermaids just dropped "Stoked On Life" and the proceeds go to @MissionBlue check it out now: https://…
A: TRUE! Sharks are tremendously important to maintaining reef & ocean health. https://t.co/nBItAEHVV6

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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