The full-length eXXpedition documentary film is now available online

March 25, 2015

We’re excited to announce: The full-length eXXpedition documentary film is now available! Click the buttons below and to the right of the trailer to view the film. All proceeds from rental and purchase will be used to create an education package.

EXXPEDITION: MAKING THE UNSEEN SEEN documents the journey of 14 women who sailed across the Atlantic Ocean on a scientific research mission to make the unseen seen – from the plastics in our oceans to the toxics in our bodies.

Sailing for 19 days aboard Pangaea’s 72-foot vessel Sea Dragon, the team sampled the ocean for plastics and pollutants, feeding these results into wider studies examining the impacts of toxics and plastic pollutants on personal and environmental health.

Studies have shown that humans have over 700 foreign synthetic chemicals in our bodies, so the team also underwent ‘Body Burden’ analysis, a UN Environmental Program initiative to assess our personal exposure to known toxic substances, shed light on the science of ecotoxicology and its relationship with disease rates.

The crew were also on a mission to create an inspiring narrative of female leadership and exploration, engage a wider audience on the consumer choices they make and explore these vital interconnections between human and environmental health.

Above all, eXXpedition is a mission to inspire hope for a healthier future. ‪#‎oceanoptimism‬

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