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

Great news! The Belize Barrier Reef System has been removed from UNESCO's list of imperiled sites! This amazing mar… https://t.co/8ntceygqGZ
"You should be afraid if you are in the ocean and don't see sharks." @SylviaEarle Happy #SharkWeek! https://t.co/ztnEVK0Swb
For the first time in 30 years, the top ten most common trash items picked up on the beach were all made of plastic… https://t.co/cSfLR6RCUf
.@DavidDoubilet produced a series of "over-under" photos that captures the the world where ocean meets sky.… https://t.co/IdA1RfXgoH
"The more you experience the incredible underwater world and encourage others to do the same, the more you will see… https://t.co/Q4C9MxdLVg
.@savingoceans announces the 2018 #GLORES Award Nominees! These MPAs have demonstrated evidence of meeting scientif… https://t.co/VddiOg3Ycy
RT @PaulNicklen: The stunning beauty of Cuba's Gardens of the Queens is one of those places I can still see and feel when I close my eyes.…
Jardines de la Reina, or “Gardens of the Queen” was named by Christopher Columbus in 1494 to honor Queen Isabella I… https://t.co/oHHk7jW51y
#DeepSeaMining will lead to irreversible loss of marine biodiversity, NGOs warn @ISBAHQ: https://t.co/Hzegf116UH… https://t.co/t6xmXgPchu

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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