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Marine protected areas

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

RT @sam10athey: Now is the time to stand up and make a change for the oceans🌊💙💧 #hopespothatteras #NCYOCS17 @NCYouthOceanCon @MissionBlue h…
At 66 years old, Wisdom the Laysan albatross hatches yet another chick! https://t.co/4nRVpaXN4L https://t.co/zJxKG0n2mm
RT @EricEdward33: Something to say? Be part of the solution! #Ocean #Plastic #Pollution #Water #Health #Education @MissionBlue @5Gyres @Wav…
RT @sam10athey: Beautiful image from Cape Hatteras this weekend🏄🏼‍♀️🌊 @MissionBlue #HopeSpotHatteras Learn more: https://t.co/nUJffS0U6e…
Going to @sxsw? Don't miss "Out of the Blue" a #VR film narrated by @SylviaEarle screening on 3/14!… https://t.co/UlxErkTHjm
RT @Earth_Pics: Underneath Breaking Wave, Oahu, Hawaii. Photo by Clark Little. https://t.co/mvpI8YztSU
RT @unfoundation: Marine litter affects habitats, ecosystems & #biodiversity. Take action on plastic for #CleanSeas with @unep! https://t.c…
RT @GlobalGoalsUN: Our ocean can only be protected if we all help. What actions will you take? #CleanSeas #SaveOurOcean #GlobalGoals https:…
RT @SylviaEarle: The @UNEP #CleanSeas plan offers great hope to rid our ocean of #plastics. Now let's get to work! https://t.co/XNSpPnYAwF…
Researchers develop an algorithm that identifies species by their calls & could help make population estimates… https://t.co/vHWRkhG7Nz

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