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

Belugas have a dorsal ridge instead of a dorsal fin, which they can use to break sea ice to create breathing holes.… https://t.co/dXoH8rg5PB
Beluga whales are specially adapted to Arctic life; around 40% of their weight is blubber, specialized fat that kee… https://t.co/hWPOW0fwPh
RT @OceanFirstEdu: Don’t forget to breath! Our #Cocos Island #360videos with @MissionBlue, @SylviaEarle, and @FinsAttached are on their way…
RT @CutCanvas: Glub, glub! This week we're so excited to be SCUBA diving in the arctic with @MissionBlue to call attention to the #Spitsber
"As the Arctic Circle’s ice melts away, people of the High North feel their top-of-the-world economy heating up. Go… https://t.co/M9DK1Fs50H
RT @PolarBears: “We have been checking out satellite imagery of current #seaice conditions near Svalbard. Barents Sea has fastest rate of s…
RT @seavoicenews: Ever wanted to hear what the unicorn of the ocean sounds like underwater?? Here you go! https://t.co/mVwxXqtXtn
Check out this interactive map to discover where the Unicorn of the Sea (Narwhals) go! https://t.co/FpXuh69SPT https://t.co/95wsbDRbM7
“What happens in the Arctic doesn't stay in the Arctic – it affects the rest of the planet."… https://t.co/SnI3OOSRqO
The Spitsbergen Island Hope Spot, shares a common polar bear population with the rest of Svalbard and Franz Joseph… https://t.co/2txc8jvs6G

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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