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

Nighttime light does have a significant negative impact on #turtle nesting https://t.co/8r4agq9Seu https://t.co/LDYwpm3jNy
Throwing stuff away? There is no "away". (Toxic #chemicals found in creatures at the bottom of the #ocean)… https://t.co/Tq37IUPcCP
WATCH: expedition video from the @sharkteamone sailfish expedition to the Mesoamerican Reef Hope Spot!… https://t.co/Irs3tdn9NV
Keeping Up the Fight in Turbulent Times: Tips for #Science Policy Engagement https://t.co/dLdWxqz9Jw https://t.co/eHqB22fmr9
Flashlight #Fish Blinks Bioluminescent Light on and off to Stun Prey https://t.co/6TkHI9Ygt5 https://t.co/Hzbj4hRiJG
“Cuando ven la fragilidad de las pequeñas tortugas marinas, veo el cambio en las personas” https://t.co/aXSnXHwQMK… https://t.co/GtXAhGrzCw
RT @Claire_Simeone: Some great news! Sea otter population is up in Morro Bay, Calif.: https://t.co/kHMycwmC1E https://t.co/4Pgd6aIwFC
Who knew? #Fish pee on each other to show who's boss...https://t.co/KoOjgZCfSf https://t.co/Q71dtnBALr
RT @CortneyALee: @MissionBlue educating me further on the destruction and damage we cause to our oceans and our planet. Inspired by the cau…
RT @MaureenCBerry: Gorgeous! Giant Oceanic Mantas https://t.co/ucE7QgBy0b #hopespots

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.


"With knowing comes caring." - Dr. Sylvia Earle