Sylvia Earle and her team at Mission Blue officially declared Australia's Sydney Coast as a Hope Spot during the Ocean Lovers Festival in Sydney in April.
Hope Spot for White Sharks: Salisbury Island, Australia
Dr. Sylvia Earle and her team at Mission Blue have just announced a new Hope Spot - a haven for white sharks - off of Western Australia's coastline.
Mission Blue Hope Spot: Emperor Seamount Chain
Mission Blue has designated the Emperor Seamount Chain as a Hope Spot. Hope Spots are unique areas of the ocean critical to the health of the blue planet.
Mission Blue Hope Spot: Vatika Bay, Greece
In addition to marine biodiversity, the Vatika Bay Hope Spot is at the intersection of nature and culture - in the form of a submerged ancient city.
Mission Blue Hope Spot: Mexico’s Gulf of California
Being one of the most productive ocean areas in the world, the Gulf of California is one of Mission Blue's top Hope Spots.