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Our Mission

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

This baby humpback is brand new, and thanks to the University of Hawaii Marine Mammal Program's drone footage we ca… https://t.co/hfVXrNCYRw
RT @NatGeo: The largest animal migration on earth happens every single day—we just can't see it https://t.co/wAtyYHip7D
RT @SylviaEarle: What do you care about? Your health, security, the economy? Then you have to care what we are doing to the planet and in t…
The past decade has changed the perspective of sharks, taking them from villain to vulnerable.… https://t.co/z0JVClqzQR
RT @MandalaEarth: Immerse yourself in an ocean experience unlike any other. 'Silent Kingdom' by @ChristianVizl includes an introduction by…
Turns out octopuses aren't picky about their living situations and easily adapt to artificial homes. 🐙… https://t.co/rW4tCAcedh
A cautionary tale of penguins vs. people near the Subantarctic Islands and Surrounding Seas Hope Spot.… https://t.co/cfcAgAMrVg
"My goal is to push that frontier of ignorance further and deeper and to return to the surface brimming with knowle… https://t.co/Qhw8gBdpqr
Go Boaty go! The autonomous underwater vehicle is headed off on the longest mission its kind has undertaken: a roug… https://t.co/MVAxxffOdn
Yes indeed! A good rule is don’t mess with wildlife. Lionfish venom can cause pain, sweating, and even paralysis.

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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