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#WorldOceansDay is June 8 - two weeks away! The United Nations Foundation is encouraging ocean lovers and conservationists to celebrate and share what inspires YOU about the ocean! Share your most stunning underwater photos to help highlight the beauty and the majesty of our ocean, raise awareness about the challenges it faces, and discuss the opportunities to meet these challenges head-on. We...
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yesterday at 19:05. Facebook
Learn how one ocean activist is committed to ending the hunting of whales and dolphins in the Saint Vincent and Grenadines Hope Spot. Adam Gravel, Founder of SalvageBlue remarks, "Many people here defend the consumption of whales and dolphins and believe that it’s good for their health. Confront them with facts about mercury poisoning or their sentience and they will tell you it’s some sort of...
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"[Seismic blasting] is known to silence great whales over vast stretches of ocean, to displace fish (and disrupt fisheries) over areas the size of small states, and to generally compromise the world of sound that countless marine species depend on for survival." Michael Jansky, Director, NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council).

NRDC is at the forefront of the fight against seismic blasting....
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NRDC Seeks to Intervene in Industry Appeal of Seismic Denial

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Mission Blue
05/24/2017 at 22:35. Facebook
UN Environment launches Young Champions of the Earth competition! Each year, 6 young people – one from each global region – will be named Young Champions of the Earth. These winners receive seed funding, intensive training, and tailored mentorship to help them bring their big environmental ideas to life.

Selection criteria includes: The 3 P's (the positive impact your big idea could have on...
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UN Environment launches Young Champions of the Earth competition Each year 6

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Mission Blue
05/24/2017 at 19:47. Facebook
We are about to shove off for Cocos Island, one of the sharkiest places on earth. Here's an update from Dr. Sylvia A. Earle & Kip Evans of Mission Blue and Alex Antoniou of Fins Attached Marine Research And Conservation. #hopespots Scubapro Gates Underwater Products #sharks
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Mission Blue
05/24/2017 at 19:33. Facebook
Rock on! Read this Ocean Story to learn about a new collaboration between UNESCO World Heritage Site Managers who signed a historic agreement, the “Carta de Punta Suarez” to signify their commitment to working together to reduce illegal and unregulated fisheries in their sites, and exchange experiences to improve management practices.

"We are all together in this, we are all together in this...
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Rock on Read this Ocean Story to learn about a new collaboration

World Heritage Marine Sites & Our Fight for Healthy Oceans

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05/24/2017 at 16:04. Facebook
Since the first marine site was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1982, 49 sites in 37 countries stretching from the tropics to the poles have received this prestigious designation as an irreplaceable wonder of the world’s oceans. Find out what the marine conservation managers of these sites discussed during the UNESCO’s Third World Heritage Marine Managers Conference in our Ocean...
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Since the first marine site was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage

World Heritage Marine Sites & Our Fight for Healthy Oceans

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Mission Blue
05/24/2017 at 00:43. Facebook
It's almost #WorldOceansDay! For future generations, let's support conservation of the ocean, the great living system that sustains life on the planet as we know it. Sylvia A. Earle #NoBlueNoGreen [ Bit.ly Link ]
Its almost WorldOceansDay For future generations lets support conservation of the ocean

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05/23/2017 at 22:23. Facebook
Happy #WorldTurtleDay!
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Mission Blue
05/23/2017 at 20:40. Facebook
If you're heading to the World Ocean Festival on Sunday, June 4 in NYC, make sure to catch "Making Waves", an immersive 360/VR storytelling experience featuring innovators in Tanzania who are driving social, economic, and environmental change through aquaculture innovations!

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05/23/2017 at 19:05. Facebook
Tomorrow, the Mission Blue team heads out to Cocos Islands-
one of the sharkiest places on earth! Led by Mission Blue founder, Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, Director of Expeditions Kip Evans, and Dr. Alex Antoniou from Fins Attached Marine Research And Conservation, we will work closely with scientists to learn more about the movement and conservation status of these apex predators. READ MORE: [...
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Tomorrow the Mission Blue team heads out to Cocos Islands
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Mission Blue
05/23/2017 at 16:02. Facebook
"Sharing our story with coastal communities has inspired action." - Sam Athey, Plastic Ocean Project. In this Ocean Story, learn how one group of conservationists on Cape Hatteras, North Carolina are working to fight legislation introduced by the North Carolina Congress to repeal the current ban on plastic bags. Single use plastic bags are the most commonly found type of debris in this last...
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Sharing our story with coastal communities has inspired action Sam Athey Plastic

Outreach and Action: An Update from Hope Spot Hatteras

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Mission Blue
05/22/2017 at 22:22. Facebook
"We've got to alter our fossil fuel dependence and go to other energy sources...The very energy sources that have gotten us to where we are now are also, if we continue doing what we're doing, a shortcut to the end of all that we hold near and dear."- Sylvia A. Earle

7 years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the worst in U.S. history, teams of scientists are still working to discover the...
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Weve got to alter our fossil fuel dependence and go to other
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05/22/2017 at 16:14. Facebook
The President's Executive Orders could remove the protected status of marine national monuments! With threats like this, Dr. Sylvia Earle's dream of a global network of #HopeSpots is more important than ever. Now is the time to take action. [ Bit.ly Link ] Sylvia A. Earle #MonumentMonday
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Mission Blue
05/22/2017 at 01:12. Facebook
Woohoo! Update from the Moreton Bay Hope Spot! The Environment and National Parks Minister Steven Miles teamed up with UniDive and citizen scientists for an ecological survey of Flinders Reef.
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Mission Blue
05/21/2017 at 22:10. Facebook
Sweet! Have you seen Mission Blue's new tank tops? Perfect for the beach and summertime! Shopping Mission Blue apparel is a great way to help support our mission. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Mission Blue
05/21/2017 at 19:08. Facebook
Got a moment? Read this great article on the importance of underwater National Parks! [ Bit.ly Link ] #HopeSpots
Got a moment Read this great article on the importance of underwater

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Mission Blue
05/21/2017 at 16:16. Facebook
"By the end of the century, many things will have become irreversible. Some things may already be there. But there's plenty of reason for hope, because people do care." Sylvia A. Earle

You care and we care an awful lot! Show your support for our oceans with a Mission Blue limited edition shirt to celebrate #WorldOceansDay! [ Bit.ly Link ]
By the end of the century many things will have become irreversible

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05/20/2017 at 19:08. Facebook
Overfishing is depleting oceans around the globe. China's enormous appetite and massive fleet of deep sea fishing vessels is having a far-reaching impact. "[China] is the world’s biggest seafood exporter, and its population accounts for more than a third of all fish consumption worldwide, a figure growing by 6 percent a year." -Andrew Jacobs, The New York Times [ Nyti.ms Link ]
Overfishing is depleting oceans around the globe Chinas enormous appetite and massive

China’s Appetite Pushes Fisheries to the Brink

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Mission Blue
05/20/2017 at 16:06. Facebook
We are STOKED to have Oceanic as a partner of Mission Blue! Their mission is to inspire education and positive change for marine conservation through art, music, and tech. Oceanic is hosting Oceanic x Ibiza, a conscious festival for our ocean, on July 20, 2017 in Ibiza, Spain! Learn more about Oceanic x Ibiza and the awesome work Oceanic is doing here: [ Oceanic.global Link ]...
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We are STOKED to have Oceanic as a partner of Mission Blue

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