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

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Marine biologist @ayanaeliza shares her love for parrotfish, and how the climate crisis could impact them.… https://t.co/irxkitAki1
The Soundscape Listening Room, by @MBARI_News, is a compilation of recordings that are part of a project that conti… https://t.co/b9OTVWRHDY
RT @SylviaEarle: A healthy, functioning ocean is what makes life on Earth possible. No blue, no green. https://t.co/wGZypaW4lc
"Do not negotiate with the ocean and its future: our life depends on it." Dive in to article by Pascal Lamy and Dr.… https://t.co/0Yt8dFZhl5
Dive into the vibrant waters of the new Kimbe Bay Hope Spot in Ocean Stories: https://t.co/SH03vABJue #HopeSpots https://t.co/hmvASiX9md
"For the first – and maybe last – time in history, we have a chance to make peace with the ocean and the rest of th… https://t.co/4iJZZHu4fR
“We must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” John F. Kennedy… https://t.co/I82JUAZU5N
RT @NatGeo: A whale shark—backlit by glimmering sunlight—passes above Your Shot photographer Katia Benini in this spectacular scene capture…
Seagrass meadows are an important habitat for coastal ecosystems, like the one at the Florida Gulf Coast Hope Spot.… https://t.co/A2ABlBGBaZ
Overfishing and illegal fishing are enormous threats to ocean wildlife, and enforcement is a huge hurdle. Surveilla… https://t.co/ZTDoms6noN

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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