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Meet Anne Baker; Sailor, Instructor and Scientist!

My story is like a three-legged stool. As a yatchmaster involved in sail training, mainly with all girl crews and with thousands of sea miles this trip, from a sailing prospective, is a dream chance to cross the Atlantic with an all women crew. Then there is the women’s health element; I have a niece, […]

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Meet our Engineer in Residence Dr Jenna Jambeck!

We are delighted to introduce you to our Engineer in Residence Jenna. Jenna brings a wealth of expertise to eXXpedition enabling us to accurately characterise the plastic fragments we find in the ocean using nanoscale technology! Jenna is an Assistant Professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia (UGA). She received her PhD […]

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Maria, our Artist in Residence!

Maria is the latest addition to the crew. She graduated with a BA Hons in Fine Art from Camberwell School of Art & a Postgraduate degree in Art & Design Education from Goldsmith’s University, London. She is passionate advocate and lover of all things related to water. Maria’s work explores interactions between human manipulation of […]

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Meet Diana, our fish and toxicology expert!

Diana Papoulias – Our onboard fish toxicologist! As an undergrad I became passionate about fish. Influenced by Frances Moore Lappé’s work on sustainable food systems and the New Alchemy Institutes’ fish and vegetable growing methods, I designed an experiential academic program at Prescott College. This allowed me to go build a fish farm at an […]

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Introducing Sue from the wild windy Isle of Arran!

    eXXpedition are proud to welcome aboard Sue – Sailor, activist, ecotherapist, gardener, grandmother! Without doubt her therapy skills, cooking skills and long held perspective on environmental and community experience will enrich our mission. Sue is a coastal skipper, used to sailing offshore in scottish waters but never yet beyond St Kilda. This voyage brings […]

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Welcome aboard Jen Pate, our filmmaker!

We are delighted to confirm our filmmaker for eXXpedition. Jen has a wealth of experience on adventures and expeditions around the globe as well as the technical expertise to help us tell a great story. Thanks for jumping aboard Jen! Jen is a geographer and filmmaker fascinated by human-environment interaction. She has a BA in […]

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Pow! Welcome aboard Caterina!

Our fabulous crew is really starting to take shape now! We are now joined by Caterina, an industrial and strategist designer, technology lover and sailor! She graduated in product and communication design at ISIA Firenze and worked at WAACS Design & Consultancy in Rotterdam, Netherlands, in Tanzania as interior designer and photographer and studied Product […]

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Adding Art into the Mix!

Another awesome world changer has joined our mission! Introducing Laura, an artist from Brighton. Laura is heading up the eXXpedition Art outreach plans. Laura has worked all around the world at the intersection of Art and Conservation. We are very pleased to have her aboard! Laura Coleman is the Director of The ONCA Trust, an […]

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