Igniting public support
For a global network of
Marine protected areas

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

This holiday season, give the gift of supporting Hope Spots with a limited edition Mission Blue shirt! Head this wa… https://t.co/zrjI1N9TfZ
RT @ConservationOrg: Great news for sea turtles: A newly established sea turtle corridor will span 4 marine protected areas in the Philippi…
"I’m still breathing, so of course I'm diving and doing everything I can to get others to jump in themselves.”… https://t.co/T4bdridfHr
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On June 9th, we March for the Ocean. Let’s keep our ocean blue! https://t.co/CtLTq6VEoh #MarchForTheOcean #WhyIMarch https://t.co/TvYWyN2LsC
Bobtail squid have artfully mastered the use of bacteria to glow! https://t.co/IYJwmyFREr #FishForThoughtvia… https://t.co/A7Znp2NYsI
@Bluemarinef @savingoceans That would be twice as awesome!! 💙🌎
Napoleon wrasse are endangered reef fish, and yet they are commonly found in Hong Kong restaurants… https://t.co/IRzfzSAgXX
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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.


"With knowing comes caring." - Dr. Sylvia Earle