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

Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, part of the Gulf of Mexico Deep Reefs Hope Spot, supports an abundan… https://t.co/RjOVOvFBmq
RT @JacksonWildorg: "We’ve got superpowers, we can fly, we can dive. We can zero in on those things that we know are problems. How do we ge…
RT @AspenInstitute: Oceans cover more than 70% of the globe’s surface, yet remain largely unexplored. Most are unregulated, unprotected, an…
Cuba is tackling plastic pollution with innovative solutions. https://t.co/W9h8DP7YEw via @cgtnamerica https://t.co/SMbbBCpa7D
Switzerland is aiming to be climate neutral by 2050! https://t.co/rXSSXUXcbT via @physorg_com https://t.co/tX8f9fyYUq
The United Nations met to negotiate a treaty to protect the High Seas - international waters that provide a refuge… https://t.co/NCStRw6YBI
The above image of bleached coral was taken in March of 2016 in New Caledonia. Photo by The Ocean Agency/ XL Catlin Seaview Survey.
"For the first - and maybe the last - time in history, we have a chance to make peace with the ocean and the rest o… https://t.co/mDgsR5qLiI
RT @OceanPlanetFIE: Join us for a @reddit Ask Me Anything #AMA with @DominicDAgosti2 and @ArminEllis this Friday, September 20 at Noon Paci…
Could seagrass be a key player in the fight against climate change? https://t.co/Vi6YqrlL1r via @BBCBreaking https://t.co/LRZBxkRVAQ

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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