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IT’S TIME TO ACT !

We are two Belgian adventurers sailing around the Atlantic, for a period of one and a half year since mid-July 2020, in order to raise awareness on plastic pollution in the oceans. Throughout our trip we will collect samples all over the Atlantic ocean in partnership with Ocean Eye, who will conduct an analysis of these microplastic samples in a lab. The data generated by this research will be transmitted to the GRID department of the United Nations Environment Program and made available worldwide with its “geodata” geographic information system.

Another aspect of our project is to raise public awareness on plastic pollution in our oceans and change people’s habits. Our goal is to reach as many people as we can. Thus, we will organize meetings during our trip, small gatherings / workshops with our partners, promote it on our website and our social media, and write articles along the way. Moreover, we will also collaborate with local schools, launching projects with students from different grades.

ABOUT OUR EXPEDITION
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OUR 3 GOALS

WHERE EVERYTHING STARTED

When we first met in 2016, we started dreaming of buying an old sailboat and restoring it to go on a trip around the oceans. Step by step we have built this project together. When we bought our sailboat in 2019, we realized that we didn’t “just” want to go on a sailing journey, but that we wanted to create a meaning and a sense to our project. That’s when we decided to create our project SEA THE PLASTIC EXPEDITION, a sailboat trip around the Atlantic to raise awareness about plastic pollution in the oceans. Want to know more about us and our project, click below!

THE EXPEDITION

By 2050, virtually every seabird species on the planet will be eating plastic.

• National Geographic •

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