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.”

The 57M yr old fossil is both fearsome and comical: a penguin that stood 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighed about 220… https://t.co/sdSHEvvlKD
4. Give simple, useful tips for effective conservation efforts.
3. Educate others about the impact the ocean has on us, and us on it.
2. Spread awareness about the importance of the ocean.
@OceanFirstEdu 1. An educated advocate is a powerful advocate!
"Delaware leaders and environmentalists are worried about what an oil spill could mean for wildlife and coastal tou… https://t.co/A2Bpb6RwhH
The British Isles have reefs that are just as colorful as those in the tropics, and also in need of protection.… https://t.co/y40PxUNFL6
"I would love to slip into the skin of a fish and know what it’s like to be one. They have senses that I can only d… https://t.co/oMhTQbDdnn

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