“The citizen scientists in the Moreton Bay Hope Spot are living proof that the ocean is a big blue magnet that unites people who care. Their important work is benefitting the human and aquatic inhabitants of greater Brisbane by making a strong case for continued protection of this Hope Spot." -Dr. Sylvia Earle #ocean #conservation #hopespots #missionblue... More
I wish you would use all means at your disposal — films, the web, expeditions, new submarines, a campaign! — to ignite public support for a network of global marine protected areas, hope spots large enough to save and restore the ocean, the blue heart of the planet. – Dr. Sylvia Earle’s 2009 TED Prize wish that launched Mission Blue #DiveTheWorld #NoBlueNoGree #HopeSpots... More

good quote and reminder! How does the nomination process work?... More

Cabo Pulmo is the most incredible example of a community that celebrates the living value of marine creatures. However, the marine park which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site is not impermeable to harmful extraction. During Mission Blue’s expedition to Cabo Pulmo in 2016, the team encountered illegal shark fishing which is discussed by Sylvia A. Earle in the video below. Find out more about Unforgettable Cabo Pulmo in Ocean Stories. #HopeSpots #DiveTheWorld #NoBlueNoGreen... More
"When you get away from the island you are in the blue and there’s not a frame of reference for how deep you are. And then there are mantas like sirens tempting you to go deeper and deeper following their seductive ocean acrobatics." Take a behind the scenes look with Mission Blue in the Revillagigedo Archipelago! #DiveTheWorld #HopeSpots #NoBlueNoGreen... More

I have been there last year, it was one of the most stunning and impressive places I have ver seen.... More