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

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.@TheOxygenProj created a must-watch video about deep seabed mining, featuring Dr. @SylviaEarle. View it here:… https://t.co/qWh6lsycbj
Dr. @SylviaEarle's birthday is coming up on August 30th! We're celebrating all month long by taking a look back at… https://t.co/0KwYm4i2sH
The expedition offered opportunities to gain new insights about a place that has only been well explored for the pa… https://t.co/akTzBJLROB
Creating a marine protected area at this Hope Spot would be the first step for the entire area to be established as… https://t.co/SCuwh0wlQm
The Tribugá Gulf is currently threatened by the development of a port that would put its biodiversity at risk. Ph… https://t.co/0inyvHiFPM
In August 2019, the Tribugá Gulf became a Hope Spot, contributing to its transformation into a marine protected are… https://t.co/t2h8W60JeA
“The Tribugá Gulf is an explosion of life everywhere you look!” exclaims Carolina Gaviria, Hope Spot Champion.… https://t.co/BPCE317WOA
Tomorrow, August 9th at 4pm PDT, join @oceanfilmfest, Dr. @SylviaEarle, filmmaker Mimi Armstrong deGruy, and Paul A… https://t.co/IaqAP0PgiW
RT @oceanfilmfest: Join us this Sunday (8/9) at 4:00 PM PST while #IOFF Executive Director, Ana Blanco, discusses the film Diving Deep: The…
While at the Malpelo Island Hope Spot, the team helped collect data on sharks’ migratory habits and document the un… https://t.co/Kysa89UjTN

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.

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