Mission Blue
03/26/2017 at 17:33. Facebook
Meet Marie Tharp: How One Brilliant Woman Mapped the Ocean Floor's Secrets: [ Bit.ly Link ] Sylvia A. Earle #WomenInScience

"The whole world was spread out before me (or at least, the 70 percent of it covered by oceans). I had a blank canvas to fill with extraordinary possibilities, a fascinating jigsaw puzzle to piece together: mapping the world’s vast hidden seafloor. It was a...
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Mission Blue
03/26/2017 at 14:07. Facebook
Sunday Blue Gratitude. Sylvia A. Earle #HopeSpots
Mission Blue
03/25/2017 at 22:05. Facebook
EARTH HOUR: Turn off your lights and turn on nature's lights! Shine on #ClimateChange WORLDWIDE 8:30pm. Sylvia A. Earle Earth Hour 2017
Mission Blue
03/25/2017 at 16:54. Facebook
The production of electricity is the single largest source of CO2 emissions in the United States. Shine a light on climate for one hour tonight- turn off your lights. Join the movement around the world that's starting now. Sylvia A. Earle Earth Hour #ClimateChange
Mission Blue
03/25/2017 at 13:49. Facebook
Listen: "Did you wear lipstick? Did you have a hairdryer?" Everything you wanted to know about being an aquanaut in this interview with Dr. Sylvia A. Earle. Learn about the historic all women's team that lived underwater and how they helped to pave the way for future women in underwater and space exploration. The Moth #STEM #WomenInScience

The Moth | Stories | Blue Hope

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Mission Blue
03/25/2017 at 05:46. Facebook
The High Seas, belonging to no one and to everyone occupies half of the space on earth. What goes on there matters to everyone. The United Nations meets next week to continue mapping out a treaty for its protection. Follow! Sylvia A. Earle High Seas Alliance #ThisWay2Treaty
Mission Blue
03/25/2017 at 01:07. Facebook
The Costa Rican Thermal Dome- Up for UNESCO World Heritage Status!!! Mission Blue is heading out soon. Find out what other Hope Spots are also being considered!!! Sylvia A. Earle #HopeSpots

5 deep sea wonders may become UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Mission Blue
03/24/2017 at 19:09. Facebook
Did you know the caribbean has already lost 80% of its coral reefs? Learn why the vibrant Cayman Islands community is working together to develop coral nursery programs to conserve and restore their unique coral reefs. READ MORE from our partner Eco Chic Cayman, now up in Ocean Stories! [ Bit.ly Link ] #HopeSpots #DivetheWorld #SylviaEarle #coralreefs

Cayman Islands: Coral Nursery Conservation Program

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Mission Blue
03/24/2017 at 13:07. Facebook
"It's not about setting records, it's about a race to try to understand the ocean." Treat yourself to this interview with Dr. Sylvia A. Earle in her goal to explore the deep- Bringing artists, kids, songwriters, and politicians along! Learn more about the Ocean Explorer and DOER Marine Operations Liz Taylor KQED Science #HopeSpots
Mission Blue
03/24/2017 at 07:07. Facebook
Sylvia A. Earle UN Environment #StartWithOneThing #CleanSeas

Be an Ocean Hero: 50 Ways to Stop Using Plastic

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Mission Blue
03/24/2017 at 00:07. Facebook
"Descending onto the colorful reefs teeming with all sorts of marine creatures while sun rays dance all around you is a blissful high." Read about the incredible array of life in this South African Hope Spot: A Bay Full of Hope: [ Bit.ly Link ] Sylvia A. Earle Geo Cloete #HopeSpots
Mission Blue
03/23/2017 at 20:49. Facebook
**Support Investment in America’s Marine Sanctuaries**

Tell Congress to support our national marine sanctuaries! The 2018 federal budgeting process is underway and our elected officials need to hear now about your support for national marine sanctuaries. Please urge Members of Congress to invest in our national marine sanctuaries to conserve areas of national significance in our oceans and...
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Support Investment in America’s Sanctuaries - National Marine Sanctuary Advocacy

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Mission Blue
03/23/2017 at 18:04. Facebook
As the new US president was sworn in, we asked the Mission Blue community a simple question: what ocean issue should policy makers prioritize? After thousands of responses, we have just closed the survey and would like to share the results! The most important issue to the community was "Climate Change / Global Warming" followed by "Plastic Pollution / Marine Debris" and "Commercial Fishing"....
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Mission Blue
03/23/2017 at 16:41. Facebook
* JOIN * Mission Blue Expeditions as we prepare to head out to the Costa Rican Thermal Dome. On the edge of the exclusive economic zone of several countries, it extends into the High Seas and beyond. Protection of this critical area gives wildlife, and us, a model that can be adopted for other areas, also under threat- An insurance policy for the future. This is a Hope Spot in the ocean. "......
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Mission Blue
03/23/2017 at 07:07. Facebook
WATCH: In a race against time, the Vancouver Aquarium employs 'crime lab' spectrometers to study plastic composition in seafood: "We're finding plastic in almost every shellfish... We don't know what the risk is." Sylvia A. Earle Mountain Equipment Co-op #HopeSpots

B.C. researchers race to find the source of microplastics choking the world's oceans

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Mission Blue
03/23/2017 at 04:07. Facebook
"One of the reasons we connected with Mission Blue so much is that their campaign is very accessible and realistic. Anyone can nominate a Hope Spot," says Tina Z, founder of Eagle Rock Werkshop​. Thank you for supporting Mission Blue and helping us to spread the word, Tina! #TeamWerkshop #HopeSpots

#WERKforACAUSE : Ocean Preservation

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Mission Blue
03/23/2017 at 01:07. Facebook
"I cast my lot with the can-do crowd—some of the most creative, dedicated and loving people I have ever met: part of the ever-growing movement to save the life of this earth and make it more just." Learn why Liz Cunningham is hopeful for corals in the light of witnessing a coral bleaching event in less than one week's time. [ Bit.ly Link ] #DivetheWorld #SylviaEarle #HopeSpots

Heartache and Hope for Coral Reefs

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Mission Blue
03/22/2017 at 22:07. Facebook
* INCREDIBLE * Ocean Optimism coming out of New Zealand and India this week! Pollution of rivers is harmful to human beings. Let the conservation of water as it passes through the blue heart of this planet continue! Sylvia A. Earle #WorldWaterDay #NoBlueNoGreen

India court gives sacred Ganges and Yamuna rivers human status - BBC News

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Mission Blue
03/22/2017 at 20:20. Facebook
World Water Day. "No Water No Life. No Blue No Green." Sylvia A. Earle
Mission Blue
03/22/2017 at 17:33. Facebook
A global initiative to protect the earth's only cooling system. Dr. Jane Goodall we thank you! “The oceans are not only rich in biodiversity, but also play a major role in regulating temperatures: we continue harming and polluting them at our peril. It is thus hugely important to establish the proposed Sanctuary for preserving the unique arctic flora and fauna and thus helping to slow down...
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Dr. Jane Goodall Endorses Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary

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