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Our Mission

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

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Seal or seal lion: the pinniped puzzle! We can't forget about the sneaky fur seal: fur seals are part of subfamil… https://t.co/iKLN7kJNpM
Seal or seal lion: the pinniped puzzle! Sea lions have ear flaps and can rotate their hind flippers to be able to… https://t.co/RdKHhL1dN0
Seal or seal lion: the pinniped puzzle! Seals have ear holes and move on land by scooting on their stomachs. https://t.co/Mj560D5XX6
Seal or seal lion: the pinniped puzzle! Do you know how to tell these fuzzy marine mammals apart? #seal #sealion https://t.co/xntyxq7w0u
Near the Ross Sea and East Antarctic Peninsula Hope Spots, robots have found that warming is accelerating at a rate… https://t.co/cSqcfUKHPP
RT @SylviaEarle: I am honored to share the Datan Algal Reef is now a @MissionBlue Hope Spot! It is a wonderful example of people working to…
You can help us protect the Datan Algal Reef from further industrialization by signing in support here:… https://t.co/cy5cnGsSv8
🎉 THREE CHEERS FOR A NEW HOPE SPOT! 🎉 We are beyond thrilled to announce the Datan Algal Reef in Taiwan is official… https://t.co/KROjAxNoYU
This baby humpback is brand new, and thanks to the University of Hawaii Marine Mammal Program's drone footage we ca… https://t.co/hfVXrNCYRw
RT @NatGeo: The largest animal migration on earth happens every single day—we just can't see it https://t.co/wAtyYHip7D
 

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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