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Slaughter and May runs education and awareness exhibition

International law firm Slaughter and May has joined eXXpedition as Silver Sponsors for our Round the World mission 2019-2021. The firm held an exhibition at their offices in July 2019, to celebrate the launch of the partnership: As well as providing essential pro bono legal support for Round The World expedition planning, Slaughter and May […]

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 […]

eXXpedition runs workshop with US Sailing Team

On 14th January 2019, eXXpedition’s co-founder Emily Penn ran a plastic pollution workshop in Miami for the US Sailing team. The session focused on the impacts of plastic and toxics on our ocean and helped the team identify how they could apply their own skills to tackling ocean plastic. The workshop was made possible thanks […]

Day 26 Crew Update: Beach Clean with Tseshaht First Nations

eXXpedition North Pacific crew member, designer and photographer Nikkey Dawn shares the experience of visiting the Broken Islands… “We woke up to find the Sea Dragon once again in the middle of the mist, the Broken Islands surrounding us barely visible. After a quick breakfast Ana shuttled us over to Benson Island in the dingy. […]

Recycling innovators confirmed as Title Sponsor of eXXpedition North Pacific 2018

Reverse vending recycling leader TOMRA has come on board as the Title Sponsor for eXXpedition’s next highly anticipated all-women plastic research voyage North Pacific 2018. Emily Penn, co-founder of eXXpedition, says: “It’s a dream for us to welcome TOMRA as our Title Sponsor for the eXXpedition North Pacific voyage. For over 45 years they’ve made […]

Crew Update: Round Britain Day Three

eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Deborah Maw updates us on what has been “rollercoaster ride” of a first couple of days: “This is Friday evening and I’m writing from our storytelling venue – a very charming cafe next to the World of Boats and Doctor Who Exhibition. We left Plymouth on Tuesday evening amidst much […]

Crew Update: Round Britain Day One

Update from Round Britain Crew Member Lynne Braham: “Yesterday we were just 14 women. None of us knew each other. One or two of us had met once or twice and some of us didn’t know anyone at all. We were just 14 diverse women, brought together by a single cause, but individual and unique […]