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“Mission Blue inspires action to explore and protect the ocean.”

Humans are the biggest threat to manta rays. Giant manta rays are currently listed as 'Threatened' under the Endang… https://t.co/05mwhyiD85
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What is the biggest predator of manta rays?
True or false: giant manta rays give birth to only one pup every two to three years.
How long is the wingspan of a giant manta ray?
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Her Deepness, legendary Dr. @SylviaEarle is this year's Keynote speaker at @OceanPlanetFIE. Come and enjoy two day… https://t.co/ya516AaTgU
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We are over the moon to share the Georgia Continental Shelf and Blake Plateau is our newest Hope Spot! Swim over to… https://t.co/tFgIuDn4WW
From Cocos Island in the Eastern Pacific Seascape Hope Spot, @SylviaEarle brings some inspiration and… https://t.co/2fG1SA9Bri

Hope Spots

Hope Spots are special places that are critical to the health of the ocean — Earth’s blue heart. Some Hope Spots are already formally protected, while others still need defined protection. Under Dr. Earle’s leadership, the Mission Blue team has embarked on a series of expeditions to shed light on these vital ecosystems and ignite support to safeguard them as marine protected areas.


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