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Our Mission

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

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"We only have one chance to get it right with the Hector’s and Māui dolphins – and that time is now.” @SylviaEarle https://t.co/4mQSCHtky5
A huge wave of gratitude to Hope Spot Champions Dr. Barbara Maas, NABU International Conservation Foundation and Dr… https://t.co/GP7zbVo6mA
The good news is you can help! Sign the petition here to support protecting the Hector's and Māui dolphins:… https://t.co/Y91Vn9jH6t
Their populations have suffered devastating declines from the use of gillnets and trawling. There are an estimated… https://t.co/iFqPwd1dNa
We recently visited the New Zealand Coastal Waters Hope Spot to see the endangered and critically endangered Hector… https://t.co/xGKgf5Ec5b
An underwater drone has captured rare footage under the ocean of Antarctica, including a seal playing with an inver… https://t.co/wNIr0A3BS3
"Designating Vatika Bay as a Mission Blue Hope Spot aims to provide increased awareness, encouragement, and resourc… https://t.co/szZrOgga63
“For me, Earth Day is a reminder to protect our oceans. Today, I take action by writing an Earth Day Song called “S… https://t.co/LXyH3BEiQI
Read more about the restoration efforts here: https://t.co/h7oF7FUEPx 📸: @UWaterEarth https://t.co/2OewNdGL9N
Operation Crayweed has developed a method to help restore crayweed to the habitats where it used to thrive. We were… https://t.co/ih5grHRjI4
 

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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