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

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Plastic is cementing itself along rocky shorelines. Called "plasticrust," this blue and white polyethylene material… https://t.co/w1NjNzSKuF
200-year-old bowhead whales are still swimming in the icy waters of Alaska, which means they were alive before 'Mob… https://t.co/g0HQztjAoL
It has been confirmed that the "super-weird" skull of a beluga narwhal hybrid has been found, the first and perhaps… https://t.co/tEUWsPnVL8
Floating plastic blocks sunlight, preventing access to the ocean wildlife that relies on it for photosynthesis.… https://t.co/6gA0pCq0jy
Read on about our newest Hope Spot in Ocean Stories! #HopeSpots https://t.co/ATR5wXijIn https://t.co/SedJmrtx2O
“Salisbury Island’s healthy marine ecosystem & white shark population is a tremendous cause for hope. It’s importan… https://t.co/btAkcTRy7q
An earthquake could cause sea level to rise at a rate five times faster than anticipated next to the Wallis and Fut… https://t.co/Tx9K01JwpS
Hope Spots and marine protected areas are a vital to the ocean's health, especially in the face of a changing clima… https://t.co/1xMmQr4Ezd
Canada has shared that its shark fin ban pays tribute to Rob Stewart, the late Canadian filmmaker who raised awaren… https://t.co/f7BLzdfI6h
@kevpluck @scxq28 @nytimes This was a juvenile giant squid, and estimated to be about 10 feet long, or roughly the… https://t.co/eGMbdCYpcg
 

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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