Our mission is to explore the issue of plastics, chemicals, endocrine disruptors and carcinogens in our personal and global environment that can cause disease. Our aim is to engage women in scientific narratives relating to the consumer choices they make, and their long-term health impacts on themselves and our environment. Along an eXXpedition voyage the crew sample the Ocean for plastics and pollutants, feeding in these samples to wider studies investigating the impacts of toxics and plastics pollutants and linking this sampling to narratives of ecosystem health, personal health and the products we consume.

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The Bermuda Alliance for Sargasso Sea (BASS) is a collaboration of ten leading conservation and scientific organisations, who seek to protect the rich biodiversity of the Sargasso Sea.

BASS, formed to support the efforts of the Sargasso Sea Alliance (SSA), commits to promote the unique cultural relevance of the Sargasso Sea to Bermuda, through advocacy, education and research.
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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

For nearly a century, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has been one of the best known and most trusted names in ocean science and exploration. Their scientists and engineers have played a part in many of the discoveries that form the modern understanding of the ocean and how it interacts with other parts of the planet, including human society.

WHOI is the world’s largest private, non-profit oceanographic research institution and a global leader in the study and exploration of the ocean.
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University of Miami Exploration Science Program

Up-and-coming explorers can now satisfy their thirst for expedition-driven scientific inquiry and field-based communication with the University of Miami’s (UM’s) new Master of Professional Science in Exploration Science. A joint program of the Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy and the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, the program offers the scientific and practical skills needed to successfully explore the planet, from nosebleed heights to unimaginable depths.
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5 Gyres Institute

To understand the impact of plastic pollution, 5 Gyres Institute organizes sailing expeditions that bring together scientists, journalists and sailors to study the world’s oceans.

Their mission is to conduct research, communicate findings of the global impact of plastic pollution and employ strategies to eliminate the accumulation of plastic pollution in the 5 subtropical gyres.
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Algalita Marine Research Organisation

Captain Charles Moore founded Algalita Marine Research Institute (AMRI) in 1994 to focus on the “coastal ocean”, specifically on the restoration of disappearing giant kelp forests and the improvement of water quality through the preservation and re-construction of wetlands along the California coast.

Algalita is dedicated to the protection of the marine environment and its watersheds through research, education and restoration.
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International Yacht Training

IYT Worldwide is the global leader and most trusted international standard of excellence in yacht training and maritime certification. Their commitment to excellence and hands-on training has made them both Pangaea’s, and the world’s number one choice for nautical training.
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ONCA fosters and inspires a greater understanding of ecology through art, education and creative practice.  At the ONCA Centre for Arts and Ecology in the UK, they curate and host exhibitions, performances and events that ask questions, tell stories and initiate conversations about environmental and social change, whilst supporting and raising awareness for frontline conservation projects.

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One World One Ocean

The global multi-media campaign of One World One Ocean is reshaping how people think about the ocean, and they’re inspiring action to protect it. Using the power of film, television, new media, and education, they are building a strong community that supports ocean education and conservation.
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Safe Planet Campaign

The Safe Planet Campaign aims to raise global awareness of the risks posed by hazardous chemicals/wastes to human health and the environment. This campaign strives to prioritize the chemical/waste agenda internationally.Visit Site →

Raw Foundation

Raw Foundation helps to educate, engage and empower young people to move towards sustainable consumption and production. Everything they do is systems-focused, solution-oriented and change-driven. “Nothing better illustrates our throw-away lifestyle and waste problems than plastic. It has become one of the most serious environmental and human health problems facing us today”.

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Ocean Media Institute

OMI is a global media collective that serves to create, educate, and advocate for the protection of the ocean. As a creative hub for organizations worldwide, the Institute fosters the democratization of ocean science by actively bringing together scientists and students, media makers and policy-makers in an effort to work collaboratively to produce and openly distribute innovative visual stories to address ocean issues.

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‘WiseOceans is a marine conservation and education company that works globally to strive towards a future with healthier oceans. WiseOceans employs three core strategies: Education, Conservation and Involvement. Visit WiseOceans for marine conservation jobs, internships, courses and marine research expeditions. Sign up to our weekly job alert email.’

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Earth Changers

Earth Changers have extensive years, experience and knowledge in the global travel industry and sustainable tourism. Having witnessed first-hand the issues and impacts of tourism for local people and places, Earth Changers understands its purpose potential for sustainable development and highlights those truly committed to delivering that aim. Inclusion is by invite and merit of being Earth Changers, a true commitment to sustainable development through tourism.