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

An amateur fossil enthusiast hit the fossil jackpot when he discovered multiple Great Jagged Narrow-Toothed Shark t… https://t.co/W48fwi21Tr
It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's a never before seen deep sea squid! https://t.co/Z9F28IwyFI #OceanOptimism vi… https://t.co/U1AXMh2Fth
With the first deep dive of Alvin complete, hear about the highs and lows of the dive through Wilmington Canyon.… https://t.co/KoH0pxGHcN
RT @PADI: Isla de Malpelo in Colombia is world renowned for massive hammerhead and silky shark aggregations, as well as an incredible amoun…
Disturbing evidence found by researchers when checking soil samples 200 miles north of the Arctic circle; the once… https://t.co/hYoW1ihrVi
"Human beings are sea creatures, dependent on the ocean just as much as whales, herring, or coral reefs."… https://t.co/V1r7JsS4sW
Tourism has been restricted and fishing banned in this huge step towards protecting New Caledonia's coral reefs and… https://t.co/63X6gjruFO
Watch the incredible footage of Chile's Navy cutting a whale free from a fishing net. https://t.co/OWhKirKhOQ… https://t.co/af2hgYFud2
A new study shows how several species of Arctic seabirds have responded to their changing environment over the last… https://t.co/k9gGdSc1LD
The Galápagos Islands, part of the Eastern Pacific Seascape Hope Spot, are home to the Galápagos sea lion. They are… https://t.co/Mx9qp1KadR

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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