Igniting public support
For a global network of
Marine protected areas

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Our Mission

“Mission Blue is an initiative of the Sylvia Earle Alliance to ignite public support for the protection of Hope Spots – special places that are vital to the health of the ocean – through the creation of a global network of marine protected areas to safeguard 20% of the ocean by 2020.”

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An iffy plan in #Rotterdam: bury millions of tonnes of greenhouse gases under the North Sea https://t.co/LbaK1nDtv0 https://t.co/oVFzSw07bv
We are so excited to have Coral Morphologic as our newest Mission Blue partner! @CoralMorph https://t.co/yKucRX0h9I https://t.co/PO6X3YjlBw
Stop Oil Drilling Group is S. Carolina's Conservationist of the Year https://t.co/sz7dN1s70M #ClimateChange #Ocean https://t.co/jEsqKvUx04
#Plastic debris in #ocean a growing hazard as toxins climb the #food chain https://t.co/NmdMWHZJyc https://t.co/04KDS3w2yi
RT @AluciaProd: It was a pleasure having @LeoDiCaprio onboard Alucia for his upcoming #ClimateChange documentary. https://t.co/VsGDu770ZF
Would you like to learn about the majestic North Atlantic Right #Whale?https://t.co/fQVGD0JtIS https://t.co/MPfCJ1DBPB
#Ocean Scientific Research Mission To Launch in #Bermuda https://t.co/EYhrjcAvPa https://t.co/BYxYz8qw5f

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.