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Mission Blue Hope Spot: Quirimbas Islands, Mozambique

Mission Blue Hope Spot: Quirimbas Islands, Mozambique

13 June, 2018 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Just off the northeast coast of Mozambique, lie the Quirimbas Islands, shining as a beacon of hope along the African coastline as well as throughout the entire Indian Ocean. The archipelago consists of approximately thirty islands with their surrounding coral reefs being home to some of the world’s most incredible […]

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Mission Blue Hope Spot: Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico

Mission Blue Hope Spot: Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico

22 May, 2018 at 7:26 am Comments are Disabled

  The Revillagigedo Archipelago is a relatively unknown group of islands located approximately 300 miles southwest of Cabo San Lucas. Sometimes referred to as Mexico’s “little Galapagos”, this volcanic island chain was recently declared as Mission Blue’s newest Hope Spot, as it is most definitely a unique area of the ocean […]

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Mission Blue Hope Spot: Misool, Indonesia

Mission Blue Hope Spot: Misool, Indonesia

30 April, 2018 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

  In September 2017, Misool Marine Reserve, a 300,000 acre ocean area in South Raja Ampat, Indonesia was officially designated as a Mission Blue Hope Spot by Dr. Sylvia Earle and her team. Hope Spots are special areas that play a critical role in the overall health of the ocean […]

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Mission Blue Hope Spot: False Bay

Mission Blue Hope Spot: False Bay

30 March, 2018 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

  Divers that slip beneath the chilly waters of False Bay, South Africa, can be immersed in dense kelp forests that support an incredible diversity of marine life. In 2014, False Bay was one of six areas along South Africa’s coastline designated as a Hope Spot by Dr. Sylvia Earle’s […]

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Mission Blue Hope Spot – Coastal Southeast Florida

Mission Blue Hope Spot – Coastal Southeast Florida

23 February, 2018 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

  Southeast Florida marine habitats hold populations of critically endangered species like staghorn and elkhorn coral, smalltooth sawfish and goliath groupers. They are also an important migration route for sperm and humpback whales, a migratory stopover for pelagic shark species such as great white, great hammerhead, tiger, lemon, dusky, and bull […]

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Mission Blue Hope Spot: Protecting the Gulf of California

Mission Blue Hope Spot: Protecting the Gulf of California

13 December, 2017 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

  The Gulf of California (also known as the Sea of Cortez), located along the northwestern coast of Mexico, was named one of the top Hope Spots by Mission Blue founder, Dr. Sylvia Earle. Hope Spots are special locations around the world that are critical to the health of the […]

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