Posts tagged with: citizen science

eXXpedition Round the World Caribbean Research Discussion

The authors of the our paper ‘Source, sea and sink—A holistic approach to understanding plastic pollution in the Southern Caribbean’ will be joining us, including: Winnie Courtene-Jones – eXXpedition Science Lead and University of Plymouth, UK Taylor Maddalene – University of Georgia Molly James – Plymouth Marine Laboratory Kathryn Youngblood – University of Georgia Sally […]

Crew Profile of Imogen Napper

eXXpedition North Pacific crew member and marketing professional Meg Tapp tells us more about Leg 2 lead scientist and microplastic researcher Imogen Napper… “Where can I even begin to describe Imogen Napper? From the second we all gathered at the harbour in Vancouver, she was raring to go, and has been a crucial member of the […]

Day 6 Crew Update: Making the Unseen Seen through Citizen Science

Deputy Mission Leader Sally Earthrowl introduces us to the plastic soup the North Pacific is encountering now they have started their citizen science: “A week into the mission means everyone has now got their sea legs and is fully on board with the purpose of our venture. To make the unseen seen. After much anticipation […]

Citizen Science in Grenada for Caribbean 2017

eXXpedition Caribbean 2017 kicked off with Oksana, Agathe and Lucy attending a workshop on resilience. eXXpedition was invited to contribute towards discussions on waste management and solution for implementation of Circular Economy. The group comprised of businesses, farmers, NGOs and social groups came together to discuss how Grenada can transition to clean energy systems, a […]