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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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Mission Blue Hope Spot: Houtman Abrolhos Islands

Mission Blue Hope Spot: Houtman Abrolhos Islands

23 October, 2017 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Photo by Alan Bradley  When I was first asked to write an article about Houtman Abrolhos I was a bit perplexed. I wasn’t really sure how to pronounce it, let alone where it was on a map – despite it being part of Australia, where I live. So I started […]

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Balearic Islands Hope Spot

Balearic Islands Hope Spot

18 September, 2017 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

The Balearic Islands are situated in the Mediterranean, and consist of Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera. In 2015, Dr. Sylvia Earle named the Balearic Islands as a Hope Spot. Hope Spots are areas in our ocean that Mission BlueTM, an alliance that includes more than 200 respected ocean conservation groups […]

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Why Does Shark Finning Happen?

Why Does Shark Finning Happen?

26 July, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

On their recent expedition to Cocos Island, a global hotbed of shark activity, Mission Blue sat down with Randall Arauz, a lifelong marine conservationist and recipient of the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2010 for his efforts in protecting sharks and the banning of the shark finning industry in Costa Rica. […]

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