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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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Crew Profile of Ana Jarc

eXXpedition North Pacific crew member and scientist Rowan Henthorn introduces us to crew member and environmental engineering student Ana Jarc… “Slovenia’s tourism industry can expect to receive an imminent boost thanks to the impact of their proud ambassador, Ana Jarc, during our voyage across the North Pacific. It’s impossible not to warm to Ančka immediately, […]

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Crew profile of Bimadoshka Pucan

eXXpedition Office Manager and North Pacific crew member Soraya Abdel-Hadi introduces fellow crew member, PhD candidate and bursary recipient Bimadoshka Pucan… “Bimadoshka is a strong, inspiring woman, who despite being told at school that she couldn’t achieve her dreams has proven that if you work hard enough you can do whatever you want. When a […]

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Crew Profile of Soraya Abdel-Hadi

eXXpedition North Pacific crew member and PhD Candidate Bimadoshka Pucan introduces crew member, eXXpedition Office Manager and sustainability professional Soraya Abdel-Hadi… “Soraya is the Office Manager for eXXpedition and joins leg 2 on the SeaDragon. Her passion for environmental health fuels her work in battling plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. She is a rock climber, […]

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Crew Profile of Ellise Chappell

eXXpedition North Pacific crew member and film producer Sarah Michler introduces us to crew member, actress and influencer Ellise Chappell… “Ellise Chappell may be known for her leading role in “The Last Dragonslayer” or as Morwenna on the hit show “Poldark,” but on board she is the bubbly, positive, driven crew member who is determined […]

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Crew Profile of Nikkey Dawn

eXXpedition North Pacific crew member and TV presenter Victoria Fritz introduces us to designer, artist and photographer Nikkey Dawn… “Nikkey is our resident Canadian, British Columbian, proud Squamish citizen, tour guide, natural historian, anthropologist, designer, photographer and night-watch flosser.  They say necessity is the mother of invention. In Nikkey’s case, necessity meant reinvention as an […]

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