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Our Mission

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

All photo credit to Angela Smith, Kelly Casey, and @sharkteamone!
Community stakeholders, NGOs, dive shops, educational institutions and government agencies all pulled together to c… https://t.co/8zD8fPEfCT
Read more about these important steps here: https://t.co/pmAwNDOR2h
Blue Heron Bridge is in Phil Foster Park in Palm Beach County, FL. It's a world-renowned dive site and home to long… https://t.co/JHYc6krbup
@myFWC also agreed to put protection measures in place for a high-quality snorkeling and diving area called Blue He… https://t.co/fKpjDspucE
The new regulations have a number of other benefits too, head here: https://t.co/gz848aovIK to learn more! It's a b… https://t.co/xwU52ayVAN
Measures have been put into place by @MyFWC to try to reduce shark mortality. Sharks like great hammerheads and tig… https://t.co/JaBJRx0tn4
Shore-based shark fishing has long been an issue in Southeast Florida and now sharks will have a bit more of a figh… https://t.co/Ble3lNTTLs
🚨🚨 BREAKING NEWS from our Coastal Southeast Florida Hope Spot Champion @SharkTeamOne! In a double win today, @myFWChttps://t.co/qHRVTsxkJE
"You have to love something before you are moved to save it." @SylviaEarle https://t.co/S0csa6iC5r

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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