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For a global network of
Marine protected areas

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

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Scientists are studying geothermal sites in coastal Iceland so when NASA sends a rover to Mars in 2020 to look for… https://t.co/XXY9L0KXpH
There was an increase in snowfall accumulation over Antarctica during the 20th century, according to a new NASA led… https://t.co/No5GbYtig4
Mr. Rogers and her deepness Dr. @SylviaEarle discuss Sunshine, Sunset, and Shadow the fish! https://t.co/jAkJdXfpnF… https://t.co/JgNHWpQUA2
Origins of the theory of evolution lie in the waters of the Galápagos Islands, part of the Eastern Pacific Seascape… https://t.co/Jt1bKDc3iX
See Dr. @SylviaEarle like you've never seen her before: with mermaids! https://t.co/3pePsuvyAq 🧜‍♀️ via @reddit https://t.co/1ROzXNnjow
When algae turns sunlight into energy it makes a ping, adding to the soundscape of marine ecosystems.… https://t.co/pMaUXwdASp
A whale of a day at the Monterey Bay Hope Spot! #WhaleWednesday https://t.co/sCEjToCvtA
RT @pewenvironment: Some fish species are moving up to 900 miles north because of #climatechange, according to a study by @pinskylab. https…
RT @PBSNature: Countershading makes animals more difficult to see from above and below water. #NaturePBS https://t.co/RQLDTBOZCS
"Sharks are beautiful animals, and if you're lucky enough to see lots of them, that means that you're in a healthy… https://t.co/KvNeKuaYyA
 

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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