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

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Everyone loves that new baby smell, including sea lamprey. https://t.co/rAqUStazwQ #NoBlueNoGreen via… https://t.co/lWIXY2KWZw
According to new research, deep-sea creatures, like seastars, have been feeding on plastic for at least 40 years. T… https://t.co/eCTMofLWhc
A surge of sargassum seaweed has swamped the eastern Caribbean. Typically sargassum is its own floating ecosystem,… https://t.co/tPXFTU6Ee2
Work is underway to restore the San Francisco Bay’s wetlands...”The goal is to try to create a natural buffer to pr… https://t.co/Tw26zAC988
Follow marine biologists and Mission Blue on an adventure tagging sea turtles and tracking sharks at the Costa Rica… https://t.co/YfvD2t0Rwa
In a study of animal life on the central Arctic Ocean floor, researchers have shown that water depth and food avail… https://t.co/cJQfrYVNzh
@the_klute 💙🦈! Here’s the first step towards becoming a Hope Spot: https://t.co/JklCyFESAs 😊
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RT @pewenvironment: Massive win for marine conservation: Thanks to research from Pew marine fellow @KerrySkink, the South African governmen…
From the dumpling squids to lithodidae, these photos of the deep sea off the United States’ south east coast will n… https://t.co/tQ71I440AG
 

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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