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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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
Small Island nations contribute minimally to global greenhouse gas emissions but are expected to be among the worst… https://t.co/PxkkSdDL53
RT @PADI: In the underwater world, you don’t have to be the largest creature to be the biggest threat. Learn more about the most venomous f…
 

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