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

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Recent study shows how the ice itself is crucial to producing the very food that is required to sustain large mamma… https://t.co/EeKBa7QCF7
RT @PADI: The @FloridaKeysNMS protects the only living barrier reef in the continental United States. 🎥: @sanctuaries https://t.co/sPxZaMvL…
"There were fish everywhere, schools of jacks like you wouldn't believe, hammerheads by the dozens, hawksbills, mar… https://t.co/B0REEBxJil
RT @LeoDiCaprio: Today, Seychelles announced two new marine protected areas that equal the size of Great Britain. Join me and @nature_org i…
.@ecochiccayman is taking leaps and bounds to conserve Cayman reefs! https://t.co/Pv2maTC4DF #HopeSpots https://t.co/IjZjQpg4rh
#TBT to the Okeanos Explorer's 2014 Gulf of Mexico Expedition. https://t.co/HRFyigju54 #HopeSpotsVideo courtesy o… https://t.co/QsFfCOrrY8
RT @nature_org: Big news! Seychelles just protected an area of ocean the size of Great Britain! That's 81,000 sq miles. Help us congratulat…
RT @savingoceans: How much of the ocean is actually protected? Explore #MPAtlas to stay current on the state of ocean protection: https://t…
The Salas y Gómez and Nazca Ridges Hope Spot in the southeastern Pacific Ocean is a biodiversity hotspot with one o… https://t.co/jXOH6Jlgmr

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