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

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RT @oceanx: These scientists have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, to study the shipworms that have been feeding on a (secret) 60,000 year…
RT @OceanicSociety: One shark, two shark, whale shark, blue shark! Healthy shark populations are essential for healthy ecosystems. #SharkAw
RT @GraysReefNMS: Happy #SharkAwarenessDay to all you Chondrichthyes lovers! Can you name these shark species found at #GraysReef? 📸: Gre…
"Sharks are beautiful animals, and if you're lucky enough to see lots of them, that means that you're in a healthy… https://t.co/dzLkAOaM19
RT @pewenvironment: Not all stars are in space: Whale sharks wear theirs on their backs—"constellations" that help scientists ID individual…
The Datan Algal Reef Hope Spot's one-of-a-kind endemic species population, topography and ecosystem exist nowhere e… https://t.co/S1PWQO4llm
This Thursday, 7/16 at 10am PDT, we have a rockstar line up for our Blue Hope Roundtable Series! The discussion wil… https://t.co/lXE3FxfiH1
RT @OceanElders: Dr. @SylviaEarle and Liz Taylor discuss what we can learn about the planet and ourselves by living underwater in the recen…
Monk seals are amazing - they can dive to nearly 1,800 feet! About 80% of the endangered Hawaiian monk seal populat… https://t.co/D8551VPHCU
When life gives us lemonpeel angelfish, we take a moment to appreciate how beautiful they are! 🙌🍋 Photo by Kevin L… https://t.co/U3wDgDLeoc

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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