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

The Central Arctic Ocean Hope Spot has an annual Arctic sea ice minimum. Learn what it is, how it is changing, and… https://t.co/tE0wiMn2Rp
We are blown away by all of the wonderful gifts. Thank you to each Ocean Champion who has contributed! 💙🌊… https://t.co/kmALKt0q2v
RT @KiteVC: So excited to see this spot - that our crew at @ACTAIglobal with @MissionBlue catalyzed as a “Hope Spot” - become named a Natio…
RT @pewenvironment: Problem: The #HighSeas need marine protected areas but lack a global mechanism to effectively carry this out. Solution…
RT @pewenvironment: The focus of this round of UN negotiations to protect the #highseas includes global mechanisms to: • Establish marine p…
"The Blob", a mass of unusually warm water in the Gulf of Alaska in 2013, impacted wildlife along the West Coast. I… https://t.co/9WgwFdqrKx
@LiveAidOCEANs @SylviaEarle Thank you for sharing!! 🙌🏻💙
Scientists have captured a nearly 20 foot long bluntnose sixgill shark on video. These sharks have been around for… https://t.co/QWd7rfTlZa
RT @SylviaEarle: Science is about critical thinking and asking how things work. Kids do that naturally! https://t.co/BQlhONPOzv
Happy birthday, Dr. @SylviaEarle! This year, we're celebrating TEN glorious years! With your help, we look forward… https://t.co/PBw4e7BzCd

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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