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

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Can you spot the crown on this Queen angelfish? These beautiful fish can reach 18 inches in length and live a whopp… https://t.co/620thvcx6M
Teamwork makes the dream work! Pom pom crabs and the anemones they hold have a symbiotic relationship. https://t.co/5GAcUq24yj
RT @SylviaEarle: If we really use our power to embrace the wild, our life support system, there's a good chance to recover from the depleti…
RT @thembauk: The Journal of The Marine Biological Association is celebrating 100 volumes! https://t.co/pNGsVtkpjT #marinebiology #JMBA @C…
RT @sanctuaries: Nap time! This sleepy friend in @HIHumpbackWhale is a Hawaiian monk seal. These seals face many threats, including entangl…
Healthy, colorful reefs, like this one from the Tavarua Island Hope Spot, are a cause for hope! #HopeSpots https://t.co/M39OPhGAYy
RT @PADI: “If we don’t get a handle on this now, there won’t be anything left to show people in 20 years." Read more about @MissionBlue's n…
💙🐠🐟 Photo by Francesco Ungaro https://t.co/TWNIPKEC6z
"So blue. When you try to describe how many shades of blue, there are no names for most of them.” @SylviaEarle Pho… https://t.co/WQI5f0Ce5O
RT @katiecouric: Oceanographer @SylviaEarle was the first woman to walk the ocean floor & broke barriers in 1970 when she led the first all…

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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