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Day 9 Crew Update: Tracking Marine Debris

As the eXXpedition North Pacific crew travel through the North Pacific Gyre, they are gaining a greater awareness of exactly how much plastic is gathering. Crew member Eleanor Church updates us on a different kind of science the crew are helping with: “As we were putting out the manta trawl into the water today, Siri […]

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Day 8 Crew Update: Profile of Siri Østvold

Our eXXpedition North Pacific crew have been getting to know each other. Today, Deputy Mission Leader Sally Earthrowl introduces us to Siri Østvold: “It has been a real privilege to hear the life stories of all of the crew members onboard Sea Dragon, and a real treat to have listened to these on deck with a […]

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Day 7 Crew Update: Profile of Sally Earthrowl

Our eXXpedition North Pacific crew is made up of some extraordinary women from a range of skillsets. Today, scientist and crew member Emily Duncan introduces our Deputy Mission Leader Sally Earthrowl: “Every evening we have been lucky enough to hear from each of our crew members on how there path has led them to be […]

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Day 4 Crew Update: Settling into a Rhythm

As the eXXpedition North Pacific crew start to see more evidence of plastic pollution around them, their thoughts turn to solutions and collaboration. Crew member Eleanor Church says: “Life at sea is feeling relatively normal and we’re all now comfortable being at the helm. This has given us the headspace to really think about why […]

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Crew Update: North Pacific Day 1

The eXXpedition North Pacific crew have started their experience with a beach clean alongside Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii. eXXpedition Crew Member Michelle Byle tells us more: “The final few days leading up to the voyage have been full of activity, and emotion. Through a collaboration with Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii, the eXXpedition crew conducted a beach clean-up […]

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eXXpedition Co-Founder Becomes Sky Ocean Rescue Ambassador

eXXpedition’s co-founder Emily Penn has been appointed a Sky Ocean Rescue Ambassador. Sky Ocean Rescue was launched on the 24th January 2017 by broadcaster Sky, and aims to highlight challenges to ocean health, find solutions to ocean plastic and to encourage people to make positive changes in their own lives to protect our global waters. Last year, […]

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