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For a global network of
Marine protected areas

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

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Imagine being frozen for 42,000 years in Siberian permafrost, then wiggling your way back to life. That is exactly… https://t.co/y0tHqsOATn
Virtual reality and coral reefs combine for a beautiful conservation project. https://t.co/vKD90A25g1 #HopeSpotshttps://t.co/1NPpVhvNYL
Climate change: how did we get here and what can we do to be a part of the solution? https://t.co/slUEZDRYci… https://t.co/1faHd76TXN
An amateur fossil enthusiast hit the fossil jackpot when he discovered multiple Great Jagged Narrow-Toothed Shark t… https://t.co/W48fwi21Tr
It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's a never before seen deep sea squid! https://t.co/Z9F28IwyFI #OceanOptimism vi… https://t.co/U1AXMh2Fth
With the first deep dive of Alvin complete, hear about the highs and lows of the dive through Wilmington Canyon.… https://t.co/KoH0pxGHcN
RT @PADI: Isla de Malpelo in Colombia is world renowned for massive hammerhead and silky shark aggregations, as well as an incredible amoun…
Disturbing evidence found by researchers when checking soil samples 200 miles north of the Arctic circle; the once… https://t.co/hYoW1ihrVi
"Human beings are sea creatures, dependent on the ocean just as much as whales, herring, or coral reefs."… https://t.co/V1r7JsS4sW
Tourism has been restricted and fishing banned in this huge step towards protecting New Caledonia's coral reefs and… https://t.co/63X6gjruFO
 

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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