Igniting public support
For a global network of
Marine protected areas

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Our Mission

“Mission Blue is an initiative of the Sylvia Earle Alliance to ignite public support for the protection of Hope Spots – special places that are vital to the health of the ocean – through the creation of a global network of marine protected areas to safeguard 20% of the ocean by 2020.”

This Agency Made Edible Six-Pack #Beer Rings to Feed Marine Life Instead of Killing It https://t.co/8XDeaXZ2gc https://t.co/6vg0Hw0Ven
Petition • Protect the California Plastic #BagBan for the Sake of #Ocean Wildlife https://t.co/iOiz1ySF7t https://t.co/GOiItbffpB
Woohoo! Boca center releases rehabilitated sea #turtles into #ocean https://t.co/lIXly9FPth https://t.co/0k980FU2iM
In the Works: Underwater #GPS for Seafaring #Robots https://t.co/AuxJ3rC19V https://t.co/7xzKQre5SH
#Dolphins and sea #turtles are sounding the alarm. Are we listening? https://t.co/hmDaPIDCfv https://t.co/DCZwd5w69J
Petition: NO to huge shipping port at Portland Bight Protected Area, Jamaica! https://t.co/KWQFSXgGqt https://t.co/gMjotVZ1JH
Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey: Wastewater https://t.co/05X3nOABPv @jptoomey https://t.co/aVzFSVjXsJ

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.