Hope Spot Expeditions

 

Since 2008, Mission Blue expeditions have visited Hope Spots around the world, documenting these vibrant marine environments and engaging local stakeholders to protect them. Led by Dr. Sylvia Earle and Expeditions Director Kip Evans, these voyages explore our most critical ocean habitats and are designed to create awareness, foster partnerships and build broad public support for the creation of marine protected areas across the globe.

Expedition Program Goals

  • Explore and document Hope Spots from the Arctic to the Antarctic
  • Inspire action to protect these critical ocean habitats
  • Magnify impact through meaningful partnerships

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Where have we been?

 

Galápagos National Park Expedition

09/24/2019 - 10/08/2019
12:00 am

Galápagos National Park Expedition
Galápagos Islands, Puerto Ayora…

Malpelo Island Hope Spot Expedition

08/08/2019 - 08/19/2019
12:00 am

Malpelo Island Hope Spot Expedition
Malpelo Island, Malpelo Island…

Micronesian Islands Hope Spot

11/01/2018 - 11/08/2018
12:00 am

Micronesian Islands Hope Spot…

Spitsbergen Island Hope Spot

06/23/2018 - 06/29/2018
12:00 am

Spitsbergen Island Hope Spot…

Balearic Islands Hope Spot

06/28/2017 - 07/03/2017

Balearic Islands Hope Spot
Galápagos Islands, Puerto Ayora…

Cocos Island, Costa Rica

05/23/2017 - 06/03/2017

Cocos Island, Costa Rica
Cocos Island, Costa Rica, Cocos Island Costa Rica…

Costa Rica Thermal Dome

04/02/2017 - 04/07/2017

Costa Rica Thermal Dome
Costa Rica Thermal Dome, Guantacaste…

Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico

01/08/2017 - 01/16/2017

Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico
Revillagigedo Archipelago, Socorro…

Gulf of California, Mexico

02/25/2016 - 02/28/2016

Gulf of California, Mexico
The Gulf of California, Baja California Sur…

Balearic Islands, Spain

11/10/2015 - 11/11/2015

Balearic Islands, Spain
Galápagos Islands, Puerto Ayora…

 

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