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

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RT @SylviaEarle: I am pleased to share with you my new book, 'National Geographic Ocean: A Global Odyssey'! Saving the ocean is a team spor…
RT @E2329: Seeing one of my ocean heroines, @SylviaEarle speak in person tonight at @NatlAquarium was the highlight of my year. What an ama…
Your climate questions answered: Kendra Pierre-Louis and Ayana Elizabeth Johnson @ayanaeliza dive in on how to adap… https://t.co/7Y7IGeIol8
RT @pewenvironment: If we want to protect "the blue heart of the planet," banning industrial fishing on the #HighSeas is a good start. Don…
RT @OceanElders: #DIVEIN hosts @SylviaEarle and @subseaconcierge featured in @Blue_Frontier podcast, #RisingTide: “Her Deepness” and her Da…
RT @CindyArnson: And thank you, @max_bello_m for your efforts in making this happen. Very exciting! @AndersBeal @LATAMProg
This #GivingTuesday, we're looking back on the incredible Hope Spots that you've helped us explore. Conducting expe… https://t.co/vicdWEatfT
Coiba and Cordillera de Coiba Hope Spot Champion Héctor Guzmán's research connects the dots between populations of… https://t.co/UTryI47yJR
As the planet warms, the ocean is having difficult time keeping up with carbon sequestration. #NoBlueNoGreen via… https://t.co/LYbEN00iNl
"We are equipped with the superpower of knowing. We are one species with an oversized impact, an oversized responsi… https://t.co/3D3KQerbtj

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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