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Crew Profile of Meg Tapp

eXXpedition North Pacific crew member and scientist Imogen Napper introduces us to crew member waste management expert and marketing professional Meg Tapp… “Let me introduce you to Meg Tapp! English literature graduate, runner, actress and a one to watch out for! Meg started championing for environmental matters from a young age. She shared a story […]

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Visit to Sustainable Barbados’ Recycling Center

On day 5 of #exxpeditioncaribbean2016, we were greeted by Suzanne and Greg at Sustainable Barbados’ Recycling Center to be guided on a tour of their facilities. The SBRC is a private company mandated by the government of Barbados to manage four categories of recyclables: Organic materials – coconut shells, shipping pallets, untreated wood products, leaves, […]

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Tuesday 25 November – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sea Dragon But Were Afraid to Ask

Today on the blog, our resident engineer, Jenna, geeks out on Sea Dragon’s infrastructure, specifications, and operations. There are fourteen of us living on the 72 foot sailboat, with about 600 square foot of living space below. The deck, made up of a large cockpit area near the center, also contains the main sheet (rope […]

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Where Our Waste Goes

With just one day to go before we set sail the Exxpedition crew have been out and about in Lanzarote. We visited the island’s waste management facility Environmental Complex Zonzamas where all the rubbish is processed. Our guide Carmen Portella Ernest runs eco-trips on the island and is a keen birdwatcher   Since we’ve been docked […]

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Why eXXpedition 2014? – Jenna’s story!

EXXpedition Atlantic 2014 Resident Engineer Jenna Jambeck tells us why she joined our mission! “Friends younger than I have been diagnosed with ‪#‎breast‬ ‪#‎cancer‬. There are countless more people I know that have either succumbed to or beat cancer. While exposure to toxins is not the only cause, it certainly can contribute. And, while some […]

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