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eXXpedition runs workshop with German Sailing Team

On 19th June, eXXpedition’s co-founder, skipper and ocean advocate Emily Penn ran a workshop for the German Sailing team, youth sailors, coaches and support staff. This session focused on the impact of ocean plastics and toxics on our global seas, and how the individuals attending could make a positive impact on plastic pollution. The workshop […]

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Rachel Labbé-Bellas Amazon 2015

Introducing refills: Canadian ambassador Rachel tackling plastic in her community

eXXpedition ambassador Rachel Labbé-Bellas shares how her eXXpedition experience has lead her to fight the challenge of plastic pollution on shore: “In 2015, I was invited to participate on eXXpedition Amazon. Our mission was to make the unseen seen, from the toxics in our bodies to the toxics in our seas – sailing from Brazil […]

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We’re looking for a Media Support Assistant

Update: Recruitment for this role is now closed. Please keep an eye on our blog and team page for more opportunities. eXXpedition is hiring a Media Support Assistant to help us maximise the positive impact of our Round the World voyages. Purpose: To support the Media and Communications Manager in sharing the eXXpedition Round the […]

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We’re looking for an Environmental Impact Consultant

Update: Recruitment for this role is now closed. Please keep an eye on our blog and team page for more opportunities. eXXpedition is scaling its efforts worldwide to enable and inspire a community of change-makers, working with brands to create global change on the plastics issue. We are looking for an Environmental Impact Consultant to […]

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ocean plastic, olympic sailing

eXXpedition runs workshop with US Sailing Team

On 14th January 2019, eXXpedition’s co-founder Emily Penn ran a plastic pollution workshop in Miami for the US Sailing team. The session focused on the impacts of plastic and toxics on our ocean and helped the team identify how they could apply their own skills to tackling ocean plastic. The workshop was made possible thanks […]

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Video: TOMRA shows our North Pacific crew sharing ocean plastic solutions!

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Helping us connect during eXXpedition North Pacific

During our North Pacific voyages, we were able to share multimedia content during both legs of our North Pacific journey, including from the North Pacific gyre… 800 miles from land! This played an important role in sharing our story in real time, through media interviews, our blog and social media channels. The ability to hold telephone […]

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Top 5 of our North Pacific Media Coverage

Now our eXXpedition North Pacific voyage is complete, we finally have some time to reflect. Not only did 24 amazing women go sailing, but we also collected data and samples for partner scientists all over the world. We held outreach events in Vancouver and Victoria, and clean ups in Hawaii, Vancouver and on the remote […]

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Crew profile of Emily Duncan

eXXpedition North Pacific crew member and marine scientist Rowan Henthorn introduces fellow crew member and PhD researcher Emily Duncan… “Emily, or Dunkers as we and most of her colleagues affectionately know her, is a woman of many talents. Not only is she a leading scientist in the field of turtle research and conservation, but she […]

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