eXXpedition Awarded Grant by the Arran Trust

eXXpedition would like to extend a big thank you to the Arran Trust, who have awarded us a grant to support our activities and events in Lamlash Bay on 16th-18th August. Arran will be one of seven stops for Sea Dragon and her crew on the pioneering all-female Round Britain 2017 sail, which begins in […]

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eXX RB: A Personal Introduction to eXXpedition

eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Sarah Tanburn shares her first Round Britain meeting insights: On a Saturday morning in late March, the surface of the Thames sparkled in bright sunshine as the tide rushed in from the sea. I walked the cobbled streets of Wapping towards the Hermitage Community Moorings excited to meet some of […]

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eXX RB: The Importance of Continued Ocean Plastic Research

eXXpedition Round Britain will be launching in August from the Marine Station at the University of Plymouth – one of the global leaders in research into the causes and effects of marine litter. Richard Thompson, Professor of Marine Biology and Head of the International Marine Litter Research Unit, explains the reason more knowledge and action […]

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Mermaids unite for Caribbean 2017 on Sea Dragon

Excited conversations, inspiring stories, laughter, happiness and anticipation filled the air as eleven strong, powerful and inspiring women came together aboard Sea Dragon ready to start an epic week of discovery. Conversation flowed and getting to understand everyones different stories and varied backgrounds that brought them here from around the world was fascinating. Each women […]

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Citizen Science in Grenada for Caribbean 2017

eXXpedition Caribbean 2017 kicked off with Oksana, Agathe and Lucy attending a workshop on resilience. eXXpedition was invited to contribute towards discussions on waste management and solution for implementation of Circular Economy. The group comprised of businesses, farmers, NGOs and social groups came together to discuss how Grenada can transition to clean energy systems, a […]

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We are a Community Interest Company!

Finally we did it! eXXpedition has become a Community Interest Company. Thanks to our awesome solicitor Francesca at Bird & Bird, we have filed the paperwork all 10 documents complete with our multiple signatures here, there and everywhere. Another key milestone in our story!  

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Plastic-Free for the Sea

“Head Instructions: Please do not put anything down the toilet that has not been passed from one end of a human to the other…This means NO tampons, bad dogs, cardboard, kittens, plastic, dreams, maxi pads, cell phones, or souls.” – Sea Dragon While aboard the 72 foot sailing vessel, Sea Dragon, with 15 women for the […]

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Alaska: Where the Wild Plastics Are

An update from the wonderful writer, research, teacher and outdoor enthusiast that is Whitney Sanford, who joined us on eXXpedition Caribbean this year. Boat repair kit — check. First aid kit — check. Three days until Kevin and I leave for six weeks of kayaking, camping, and trash hauling in southwest Alaska. Packing and logistics are […]

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eXXpedition Caribbean Sponsor – Badaboom

By eXXpedition Caribbean crew member Rigmor Solnes. I was very happy checking my mail and seeing this package when I got home from the eXXpedition. I am so thankful and grateful for getting Badaboom as a sponsor for my eXXpedition. Check out their webpage for information. Super soft and comfortable bamboo clothes. Panda-friendly and environmental sustainable. […]

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eXXpedition Caribbean Sponsor – Woobamboo

By eXXpedition Caribbean crew member Rigmor Solnes. Thank you so much Woobamboo for sponsoring the crew and me onboard eXXpedition With Woobamboo bamboo  toothbrushes. Read more here. The toothbrushes are made of panda friendly and environmental sustainable bamboo.  

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eXXpedition Caribbean Sponsor – Tufte Wear

By eXXpedition Caribbean crew member Rigmor Solnes. Tufte Wear has been so very kind and contributing to my trip with the eXXpedition by giving me some clothes in bamboo. Thank you so much! They are super soft and comfy! What is Tufte Wear? Tufte Wear is a company founded by the norwegian rower, farmer and Olympic master […]

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