Igniting public support
For a global network of
Marine protected areas

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

Mexico launches insurance scheme to protect corals from future storm damage & climate change.… https://t.co/D62PQoL0MO
Christian Vizl takes breathtaking photos. Purchase one (or many) and 15% of proceeds go to Mission Blue!… https://t.co/g48YGLlwJs
Chagos Archipelago Hope Spot is home to the worlds largest coral atoll & about 1/2 of the #IndianOcean’s remaining… https://t.co/sonjIpn4P2
Marvelous news - we have a new Hope Spot! 💙 🌎Read all about it here 👉🏻 https://t.co/DGeHmdAFhY@SylviaEarle… https://t.co/GaGmRa42Ys
And the big issue is that #sharkfins cost $100/kilo, while the meat shark only costs 50¢/kilo.… https://t.co/ZiediGbo5l
With upward of 200 species of coral, the Andaman Islands Hope Spot has the highest diversity reefs in India… https://t.co/10eVxyjRob
The Andaman Islands Hope Spot in India contains around 325 volcanic islands & islets, covering approx 6400 sq km of… https://t.co/gCnVoUwrxn
The Andaman Islands Hope Spot seagrass meadows support a population of #dugong. #HopeSpotsPhoto by Mark Goodchi… https://t.co/Si805A3Ou2
RT @AluciaProd: .@SylviaEarle & .@MissionBlue, we challenge YOU to #StopSucking on single-use straws to continue adding value to the world…
Witness glimmers of hope from ancient #hopespots in #Spain on our blog + a video! https://t.co/dhRgOktjBI https://t.co/pXExsJa03Z

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