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

Please join us in celebrating our new Hope Spot, Tetiaroa Atoll! 🎉 Located in the South Pacific, Tetiaroa Atoll is… https://t.co/o5GbXpuLu5
Dr. @SylviaEarle presented "The World is Blue" as part of @BostonCollege's Green Week series. She said the keys to… https://t.co/pmOtJhW5f2
Want more information about these treasured biodiversity hotspots just off the California Coastline? Head to… https://t.co/y7rCiaFNcT
What makes the newest Hope Spot, the California Seamounts, unique also makes it vulnerable to exploitation. Take a… https://t.co/A7KgHaAZzG
A new handheld DNA tester could hold the key to finding and stopping the illegal shark fin trade.… https://t.co/L77Pp4Eqjo
@Allen_CChen That’s so awesome!! Thank you for all you do!
White sharks are one of the top ocean predators, but they're known to flee an area when orcas pass through!… https://t.co/7eYVZfATbP
RT @oceanx: Before you watch #GOT this weekend, check out these #dragons of the sea (who are not nearly as fearsome as their name would sug…
Great news! Indonesia creates three new marine protected areas within the Coral Triangle! https://t.co/ATJ5r4LNtO… https://t.co/QsCESyQpvz
After nearly 30 years of only rare sightings, numerous basking sharks have once again been spotted off the Southern… https://t.co/yQj5nI29SX

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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