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

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True! Palmyra Atoll is home of the coconut crab as well as whales, sharks, sea turtles, dolphins and manta rays. 🦀
There are 130 known species of coral at the Palmyra Atoll. Palmyra Atoll has little human disturbance, giving corals a place to thrive!
The Palmyra Atoll Hope Spot is 1000 miles south of Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean.
Thanks for playing - swim by later for the answers! 📸: Brian Zgliczynski https://t.co/tOPuBvG93e
True or false: the Palmyra Atoll is home to the largest terrestrial invertebrate, the coconut crab.
How many known species of coral are found at the Palmyra Atoll Hope Spot?
Where is the Palmyra Atoll Hope Spot?
Welcome to the remote Palmyra Atoll Hope Spot! Composed of 26 islets covering 680 acres, this Hope Spot experiences… https://t.co/gkZL9ihYWz
"I've had the joy of spending thousands of hours under the sea. I wish I could take people along to see what I see,… https://t.co/M12K8c2tIT
@PADI 😍 how beautiful!
 

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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