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Our Mission

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

The upper part of the sea turtle's shell is called a carapace! https://t.co/4DcB1SW3mr
Hawksbill sea turtles enjoy those sea anemone noms. 😋 https://t.co/WcWjZjDEx4
There are seven species of sea turtles! https://t.co/LhDZ0l2ZDO
Mud in the wetlands may be a 'secret weapon' against climate change; a global study has shown that marshes are part… https://t.co/gmZrR5kQ7A
RT @PaulNicklen: This #WorldWaterDay, I’m joining @LonelyWhale, @WhatsUpDanny, and @BacardiLimited to help Sydney the sea turtle 🌊🐢urge Uni…
RT @AngelaSmith53: In honor of #WorldWaterDay check out this manatee video segment and article I wrote and filmed awhile back about manatee…
Check back in a bit for the answers! https://t.co/wV1WhMLDyZ
Bonus question: The upper part of a turtle's shell is called a:
Hawksbill sea turtles primarily eat sponges! What else is part of their diet?

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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