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

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Billions of tons of carbon need to be removed from the atmosphere, but how? Ocean ecologist Russ George explains ho… https://t.co/rP1D5TGlaR
Must be the luck o' the Irish! Rare coral and new species found off of the Irish west coast.… https://t.co/vJSwATmF1y
Excellent news!! 🙌🏻💙🌊 https://t.co/VIYBt7p5sL
RT @Scripps_Ocean: Yet another record-high sea surface temp was measured today (Aug. 9) from Scripps Pier by aquarists at @Birch_Aquarium:…
Good news for your Tuesday - Long Island, Bahamas is our newest Hope Spot! 🎉🌊💙 https://t.co/SeauO6xsBY #HopeSpotshttps://t.co/v0yFSkPYbx
RT @cnni: The Florida governor has declared a state of emergency over the red tide that's killed thousands of marine animals https://t.co/H…
RT @PolarBears: As summer temperatures remain high, take action to help #polarbears by adjusting your thermostat and encouraging friends, f…
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RT @simonpierce: New paper! 1240 whale sharks photo-identified, 304 stable isotope samples processed. Most sharks stayed within a few hundr…
The Trump administration is considering the use of 'shaker machines' to find oil and gas in the Arctic national wil… https://t.co/H6mualr3Jz
 

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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