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

Hi everyone! 👋🏻 The expedition team says hello from the Spitsbergen Island Hope Spot! #NationalSelfieDay 📸🙌🏻 https://t.co/Sg2hn5sRLC
In this 2016 Ocean Story, @5Gyres heads to the Arctic to research the problem of microplastics!… https://t.co/Js7qM6cnLj
We’re live from the Arctic! @KipEvansPhoto and @PolarBears are talking about dry suit diving and polar photography… https://t.co/HfTFyNLADH
RT @NatlOceanPolicy: Everyone deserves #HealthyOceans – repealing our #NationalOceanPolicy sets us back from that goal. https://t.co/0j3LiN…
RT @PolarBears: Alysa & Kt are excited to see all Arctic wildlife (including polar bears of course!) during the @MissionBlue Hope Spot Expe…
Belugas have a dorsal ridge instead of a dorsal fin, which they can use to break sea ice to create breathing holes.… https://t.co/dXoH8rg5PB
Beluga whales are specially adapted to Arctic life; around 40% of their weight is blubber, specialized fat that kee… https://t.co/hWPOW0fwPh
RT @OceanFirstEdu: Don’t forget to breath! Our #Cocos Island #360videos with @MissionBlue, @SylviaEarle, and @FinsAttached are on their way…
RT @CutCanvas: Glub, glub! This week we're so excited to be SCUBA diving in the arctic with @MissionBlue to call attention to the #Spitsber
"As the Arctic Circle’s ice melts away, people of the High North feel their top-of-the-world economy heating up. Go… https://t.co/M9DK1Fs50H

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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