Igniting public support
For a global network of
Marine protected areas

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Our Mission

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

RT @MonumentsForUSA: This Monumental Monday, tell @SecretaryZinke & @SecretaryRoss: Protect our nation's natural wonders at sea! https://t.…
The pom pom crab is also called the cheerleader crab and the boxer crab. Which name do you think is best? Photo:… https://t.co/rjCzv9L31o
RT @sandyseal: BREAKING: Australian Senate passes motion calling on @TurnbullMalcolm Government to #SaveOurSanctuaries @JoshFrydenberg htt…
Teamwork makes the dream work! Pom pom #crabs and the anemones they hold have a symbiotic relationship. https://t.co/9ugPa1J5MA
Keep your friends close and anemones closer. Pom pom crabs will steal another crab's anemone if they lose their own… https://t.co/Lbo3ANepKo
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Never before has there been a time of greater opportunity, or need, for women in #STEM, business, government, and a… https://t.co/c7Lk030hBL
RT @NatGeoExplorers: "We are a part of nature, not apart from it." @SylviaEarle #NatGeoFest
RT @OceanFirstEdu: Thanks to @KipEvansPhoto & @MissionBlue for capturing this moment in the river of #sharks in #Cocos: https://t.co/FVv5zu…

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