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

Eelgrass has been revived in the Elkhorn Slough refuge thanks largely in part to the @MontereyAq's sea otter progra… https://t.co/Usvn6dmcU9
As plastic challenges build, Australia looks to roll back ocean protections. https://t.co/nxgPCwvJ84 #NoBlueNoGreenhttps://t.co/HQSVeNPRFZ
A few easy ways to help make an environmental difference by @JaneGoodallInst https://t.co/MJoVYSrfCm https://t.co/MIfJV5X2hz
Mission Blue's Newsletter is a one stop shop for all updates on Hope Spots, Mission Blue Expeditions, and… https://t.co/dRFTMOXppR
RT @NatGeoMag: We depend on plastic. Now, we’re drowning in it. https://t.co/UQWzo4xLm4 #PlanetOrPlastic https://t.co/ax6TBOASpq
RT @Seasaver: New population of blue whales discovered near New Zealand https://t.co/U2oZn2j2wu
RT @pacenvironment: Palmyra Atoll, part of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine Monument, was named a Hope Spot by @MissionBlue. Check out stu…
RT @cathmckenna: Caught up with the amazing ocean explorer @SylviaEarle and Gigi Brisson of @OceanElders in advance of the women climate le…
RT @griffiths_huw: Glimpses of the #seafloor around the South Orkney Islands, #Antarctica, from the @BAS_News #SOAntEco expedition! The lig…

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.


"With knowing comes caring." - Dr. Sylvia Earle