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.”

Check out the latest in the bipartisan debate for quieter oceans and the end of seismic blasting.… https://t.co/t0bhidid4n
Deep-sea scleractinian coral found in areas previously deemed inhospitable. https://t.co/ZUB13pVu8y #BanSeaBedMining https://t.co/tdphXtxVDD
Small Pacific Islands are protecting ocean in big way! https://t.co/uPjBitA8yF #HopeSpots https://t.co/2mCVgRAHf9
The Seabed 2030 project is recruiting 100 ships to circumscribe the globe for 13 yrs and map entirety of sea floor.… https://t.co/geunFmr2lm
Researchers are using unmanned sailing drones in #arctic to collect data on #climatechange impacted areas.… https://t.co/3DVBDSikpU
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

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