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Everything You Need to Know About Hope Spots

Hope Spots are special places that are critical to the health of the ocean — Earth’s blue heart. Dr. Sylvia Earle

The Legendary Dr. Sylvia Earle

Dr. Sylvia Earle, the legendary marine biologist and oceanographer behind Hope Spots, grew up on the Florida Gulf Coast in Dunedin. (Go Dunedin!) From her love of the ocean, she has initiated a global effort with the Mission Blue: Sylvia Earle Alliance (inspires action to explore and protect the ocean), to shed light on these vital ecosystems! We highly encourage watching her film "Mission Blue" to understand Sylvia and her passion of the ocean.


Hope Spots are about recognizing, empowering and supporting individuals and communities around the world in their efforts to protect the ocean. Dr. Sylvia Earle

So What Makes A Hope Spot?

They can be large, they can be small, but they all provide hope due to: