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 @OceanElders: @SylviaEarle @JMCousteau, Capt. Don Walsh discuss #ocean exploration & why we must protect what we love at Malama Honua Su…
RT @SylviaEarle: Whatever else we achieve, the ultimate success will be to mitigate ignorance about the sea. #HopeSpots https://t.co/IRI0T5…
#GreatBarrierReef tourism is a big source of trash on public and uninhabited islands. https://t.co/Fugek4okhz… https://t.co/cEHSkl8ZIy
Looking for a thrilling beach read? We suggest "Sea Change: A Message of the Oceans" by @SylviaEarle!… https://t.co/vYISxQ9lxS
Cruising into the weekend like... https://t.co/PvXGxoiiCo
RT @pewenvironment: How do we save our blue planet? @MissionBlue’s @SylviaEarle & more experts weigh in on our latest podcast. https://t.co…
RT @OceanFirstEdu: How committed are we to bringing exciting & innovative #marinescience material to you? River of #sharks committed. Filme…
Hope Spot Hatteras boasts impressive interactions between marine life and shipwrecks. https://t.co/ybCGB7aXSQ… https://t.co/FSNrImL5xO
No #SCUBA required for these incredible marine animal experiences! https://t.co/i3ylSpukqW https://t.co/y2MsidfrqF

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