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Whale, hello! Whale sharks, such as this one that approached our boat, are highly migratory species. They are one o… https://t.co/rcQPx0m6U7
Take a virtual dive into the waters of Malpelo with these 360 videos. No wetsuit needed, and don't forget to breath… https://t.co/I3agnNdj4K
.@MigraMar and @FMalpelo are working together to understand the interconnectedness of shark populations within the… https://t.co/G4w765Phxu
During the Malpelo Expedition, we were accompanied by Mauricio Hoyos and Cesar Peñaherrera, two of the foremost exp… https://t.co/cybtx1FL4x
Combined with their ability to travel long distances and their inability to tell us about themselves using words, t… https://t.co/7snPqdFbmY
Although they have a fearsome image, sharks (like the ones that inhabit the waters at Malpelo Island) tend to be ti… https://t.co/Rcwwyz1sDD
We are continuing to learn more about these routes, and refer to these well-traveled pathways as migratory corridor… https://t.co/t1kckXYTua
The sharks and rays we spotted at Malpelo Island do not always stay there. Whether for food or in search of a poten… https://t.co/MlKbO4Dl8Z
Dive into Ocean Stories to read about how individuals are stepping up to protect Malpelo's wildlife:… https://t.co/CIhgcyF7fH
Malpelo Island an example of both Colombia’s conservation successes and challenges. Despite being a no-take marine… https://t.co/V6RDLUNPjI

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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