Igniting public support
For a global network of
Marine protected areas

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

The shark tracking effort is the latest effort to improve the usefulness of Global Fishing Watch.… https://t.co/d29wLSxkIR
"It's like a day spa for the whales," says researcher studying whales who apparently like to treat themselves.… https://t.co/FyvZO4c11z
Small Island nations contribute minimally to global greenhouse gas emissions but are expected to be among the worst… https://t.co/PxkkSdDL53
RT @PADI: In the underwater world, you don’t have to be the largest creature to be the biggest threat. Learn more about the most venomous f…
Ross Sea protections have come into full force! https://t.co/LxKsWZNNhn #HopeSpots https://t.co/q93OCHXh7f
New research reveals landscape underneath melting Antarctic ice sheet is composed of geological features that may s… https://t.co/45r6HeNQZY
Citizen science lets us crowdsource data and engage people of the need to protect biodiversity and resources provid… https://t.co/KXq0fFyDvD
This holiday season, give the gift of supporting Hope Spots with a limited edition Mission Blue shirt! Head this wa… https://t.co/zrjI1N9TfZ
RT @ConservationOrg: Great news for sea turtles: A newly established sea turtle corridor will span 4 marine protected areas in the Philippi…

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.


"With knowing comes caring." - Dr. Sylvia Earle