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.
Mission Blue Hope Spot: Long Island, Bahamas
Mission Blue officially declared Long Island, Bahamas as a Hope Spot in support of the Bahamian government's proposal to proclaim a marine protected area...
Mission Blue Hope Spot: Micronesian Islands
The Micronesian Islands are made up of more than 2,000 islands that span an area larger than the continental United States.