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.”

All organic energy doesn't originate with photosynthesis. Learn about #chemosynthesis in the ocean!… https://t.co/vjfeoHnrOR
Risky business: NOAA plans to open federal waters in #Pacific to #fish farming https://t.co/scgPyTCRCA https://t.co/BmADpds8Ql
RT @WhySharksMatter: Genie Clark pioneered the use of SCUBA diving for research & inspired a generation of women scientists https://t.co/Ug…
RT if you agree: Gov't should take steps to protect the #ocean! Vote here... https://t.co/RSYSFEQQja #innauguration #InaugurationDay
Mislabeled fish for sale is rampant: did you know you have a 50% chance of fish fraud when you order sushi in LA?… https://t.co/KK3DZMPMbC
Study: Mother-daughter conflict may cause menopause in killer whales https://t.co/rj5BV3Grfg #ocean https://t.co/zXfdvuGRfn
Science update! Tracking Antarctic adaptations in #diatoms https://t.co/7t6rx990XW #rosssea #hopespots https://t.co/nCAAaszPZE
RT! Which #ocean issue should policymakers prioritize? We're taking a poll. Please vote and share!… https://t.co/bL6YbocDkt
40 percent of the Indonesian capital #Jakarta now dips below sea-level https://t.co/5X8qaPauCz #ocean #climatechange https://t.co/VYP44M1I1w

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