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

According to a new study, the largest population of King penguins has dropped by an alarming 90%. Researchers suspe… https://t.co/7rNuP7JfjW
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The KwaZulu-Natal sardine run prompts a brilliant feeding frenzy for a wide variety of predators up the coast of So… https://t.co/ktNEcWoOw5
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RT @MonumentsForUSA: "Northeast Canyons & Seamounts Marine National Monument is home to many whales, dolphins & sea turtles. Some of its de…
Here is a tiny crab holding even tinier anemones to get you through your Monday! https://t.co/ZEGKfPwLOC… https://t.co/Jmv1I8o8oq
The George Town Harbor Hope Spot and Cayman Islands are under threat of development for cruise ships. If you are a… https://t.co/4O7svIFd7P
Phytoplankton are important ocean organisms. Alive, they form part of the base of the food chain, & in death, they… https://t.co/qAupO7SHXV
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The octopus is known for having a greater cognitive complexity than most invertebrate animals. They sleep, play, an… https://t.co/3qCEFMnyqS

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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