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Science, art & fieldwork: eXXpedition ambassador on a communication mission

eXXpedition ambassador Deborah Maw shares how her experience at sea has influenced her artistic and scientific work: “I was part of eXXpedition Round Britain 2017, completing the entire circumnavigation. Originally I trained as a biochemist, researching the structure of vertebrate muscle fibers using electron microscopy. I then went on to train as a teacher before […]

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Kiel Workshop 11th Hour Racing Ocean Plastic

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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