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

The best news we can get from the coral reefs of Vamizi Island? Hope. https://t.co/8lqndHszfq #HopeSpots https://t.co/pH9dEiXaOC
Harnessing the power of #citizenscience has lead to a groundbreaking study on #coralreefs. https://t.co/KhS9GTo0g2 https://t.co/9TM58QEnOE
RT @EU_MARE: The EU was honoured to host the 4th #OurOcean conference in Malta this year. Watch this great summary by @NatGeo @NG_PristineS
Our partners at @GBRLegacy are changing the way the #GreatBarrierReef is understood. https://t.co/wKWt2GJ1pn… https://t.co/A0LoK5bc4p
Smartphone app from @projectaware will enable scuba divers around the world to record levels of #marinedebrishttps://t.co/3lPWn1q2TY
With a grant of $1.5mil, researchers are developing a whale detection system that sends alerts to nearby boat capta… https://t.co/MiglJGLv5c
@cagraber Hi Cynthia! Please send us an email info@mission-blue.org. Thank you for your patience!
Australia, France, and the EU push for new East Antarctic #MPA that would cover approx. 1 million sq km… https://t.co/HskG5Ycpf9
Proposal to expand protections around the Ross Sea Hope Spot fails to get support from China and Russia.… https://t.co/uNJRqToVxX
Strawless in Seattle! Let's take a leaf out of their book and spread it across the world https://t.co/UlwU6blgQ7… https://t.co/njkhxdRscK

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