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Crew Update: Round Britain Day 18

eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Samantha Sutton describes her experience of life on board during leg 3 of the voyage: “Today was a perfect day for sailing. The sky was clear and I learned how to sail with the wind which was harder than navigating by compass. We were further ahead in our journey to […]

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Crew Update: Round Britain Day 17

eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Nicole Gordon and all of Holly’s Watch update us on the start of leg 3 – sailing, seals, science and ‘styrene: “Today was our first day at sea of Leg 3 – and for some of the crew, it was genuinely their first day at sea. For the first time […]

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Plastic Pollution and the Thames

eXXpedition Round Britain is working with some great partners during our journey around the British Isles. One of these partners is the Port of London Authority who are working hard to improve environmental conditions on the Thames, through their Cleaner Thames campaign and through supporting relevant projects, such as eXXpedition Round Britain! In fact, the […]

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Crew Update: Round Britain Day 16

eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Carol Devine gives us an insight into the eXXpedition Round Britain immersive art experience at ASCUS Lab, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Summerhall:   “Today was the last official day of eXXpedition Round Britain – Leg 2 Scotland. After a quick morning pack and cup of tea or coffee, we said goodbye […]

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Meet eXXpedition scientist Christopher Green

This is part of our on-going series to introduce the fantastic scientists behind the science of eXXpedition Round Britain Let’s meet Christopher Green! About you Name: Dr Christopher Green Institution Affiliation: Brunel University London Position: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Web URL: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Christopher_Green10 General Research Interest: Ecotoxicology Science and plastics Briefly describe your background: I am an […]

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Crew Update: Round Britain Day 12

eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Dr Jessica van Horssen tells us all about her up-close-and-personal encounter with the Loch Ness Monster: All-Female Contingent Discovers Loch Ness Monster Actually Made of Plastic “The all-female exxpedition collective made their way through the Caledonian Canal on their mission to trawl British waters for plastic contamination, and in the […]

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Crew Update: Round Britain Day 10

Photo blog: eXXpedition Round Britain on the Caledonian Canal by eXXpedition Co-founder Emily Penn and eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Carol Devine The Round Britain Crew will be sending us daily updates from Sea Dragon, which will be posted here on the eXXpedition website. You will also be able to see updates from the crew […]

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Crew Update: Round Britain Day 9

eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Bryony Meakins updates us on the sailing conditions on the exciting new Caledonian Canal route from Arran: “We set sail from Arran with a nice force 4 wind and fairly flat seas in the shelter of the Mull of Kintyre with a sighting of porpoises to wish us on our […]

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Meet eXXpedition scientist Stephanie Wright

This is part of our on-going series to introduce the fantastic scientists behind the science of eXXpedition Round Britain Let’s meet Stephanie Wright! About you Name: Dr Stephanie Wright Institution Affiliation: King’s College London Position: Early Career Research Fellow Web URL: https://kclpure.kcl.ac.uk/portal/stephanie.wright.html General Research Interest: The environmental and human health impacts of microplastics. Science and […]

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