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

Sylvia Earle To Co-Host Twitter Chat On Plastics In The Ocean https://t.co/yvc5U9assm via @deeperblue
A new class of #ocean #drones know how to recognize and investigate unexpected things that pop up underwater… https://t.co/6YPlYCEz5q
Behind the scenes w/Mission Blue @PelagiosKakunja @Fusion @FinsAttached in the Revillagigedo Archipelago!… https://t.co/ybTaFhBOfY
Watch: Giant Glowing Tubes Called #Pyrosomes Are Some of the #Ocean's Strangest Creatureshttp://ow.ly/wsQs309nDy2 https://t.co/jSAOgO5FLY
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

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