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

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
Release the Kraken! A giant squid has been caught on tape in US waters near the Gulf of Mexico Deep Reefs Hope Spot… https://t.co/GQF7mTN2F4
Over the past month, 40 tons of ghost nets have been pulled out of the Pacific Ocean by a cargo ship using GPS to t… https://t.co/Pj2imwgfgG
Read more about the plight of the Hector's and Māui dolphins, here: https://t.co/c7yUmOaQ7A https://t.co/A7YEKqZNjR
Please join us and the New Zealand Coastal Waters Hope Spot Champions in making a public comment on behalf of these… https://t.co/wIuPFIgPxJ
We need your help! The Hector's and Māui dolphins are facing extinction and the New Zealand government's proposed n… https://t.co/XHvcGbdgqG
As the planet warms, marine protected areas - like Hope Spots! - can help mitigate the impacts of the climate crisi… https://t.co/JuobOLPV8W

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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