Igniting public support
For a global network of
Marine protected areas

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Our Mission

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

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RT @pewenvironment: Rich with fragile coral, the U.S. Atlantic's only marine monument may lose its protections. @PeterTBaker on what's at s…
Want to help Britain create the world’s biggest network of ocean sanctuaries and protect everything from vulnerable… https://t.co/UmerW5osLi
Are we becoming blind to the impacts of our natural world? How do you reconnect with nature?… https://t.co/weYMPkp7pd
Great update about citizen science in the Moreton Bay Hope Spot! #HopeSpots 💙 https://t.co/4UhGZYo6pN
#BluePlanet2 vowed to show the effect of plastic on marine life - it's working. https://t.co/Z8ihdFEyRU… https://t.co/XnaHV5Bcj8
This #OceanFirstFriday: what you need to know about #climatechange, and what you can do to help.… https://t.co/18j3iGlvrm
Some island officials, frustrated by the slowness of the United Nations process, have decided to take matters into… https://t.co/yvBSgbx1EE
"Everyone would like the coral reefs of Indonesia to keep producing these priceless services, but to do so we need… https://t.co/dFlDkCdINI
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
 

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