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Hope Spots do not guarantee formal protection, but it can be a great step towards protecting an area so controversial, such as Hatteras. By establishing this Hope Spot we can work towards nominating and establishing a National Marine Sanctuary to protect this amazing place through conservation and management.


So what can YOU do?




By signing this petition you are showing your support and taking action for the protection of this unique critical habitat. This area is unlike any other place in the world, there’s only one, and it needs protecting. 




Spread The Word
Knowledge is power and understanding is the driving force behind change. Educating those around you and making them aware of this unique area is one of the most vital pieces to beginning the change. Tell your friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers about the beauty and vibrancy of Hatteras and our oceans dependency on places like it. Share with them the dangers this unique place faces and the part we all play in its protection. Share the petition for Hope Spot: Hatteras on social media and visit the UNCW POP store to help support our fight for our oceans!
Help support UNCW POP! All proceeds go to funding the Hope Spot: Hatteras campaign. Use the button below to donate!
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
- Margaret Mead
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