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Race For Water Leaves Bermuda For Cuba

Race For Water Leaves Bermuda For Cuba

After more than a month in the waters of Bermuda, acting as a forum for discussions around the conservation of the oceans and supporting the French campaign in the America’s Cup, the Race for Water vessel left Bermuda on Saturday [July 8] for Cuba, the first stop on their 2017-2020 Odyssey expedition. The vessel also acted as a conference center... Read more of this article

Race For Water Hosts Plastics Colloquium

Race For Water Hosts Plastics Colloquium

Over the past week, scientists from the EPHEMAE (Ecotoxicological effects of microplastics in marine ecosystems) project have been on board Race for Water, studying ocean pollution. On July 6th an international team of experts, hailing from England, Bermuda, the U.S., and Europe, came together to discuss the issues and solutions to plastics pollution. The... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks To Host ‘Race For Water, Odyssey’

BUEI Talks To Host ‘Race For Water, Odyssey’

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI] Talks series is getting set to present “Race For Water The Odyssey” on Thursday, June 29, beginning at 7.30pm. The event poster says, “Join us for an unforgettable evening to hear about the mission, journey and achievements of the Race for Water Odyssey. Find out what it’s like to journey... Read more of this article

Waste-To-Energy Workshop On Race For Water

Waste-To-Energy Workshop On Race For Water

The Minister of the Environment Sylvan Richards today opened a Waste-to-Energy Workshop on board Race For Water, the solar, wind and hydrogen powered scientific vessel visiting Bermuda on the first leg of a five-year odyssey. The workshop gathered local business leaders, Government technical officers, members of relevant Non-Governmental Organizations... Read more of this article

“Race For Water’ Boat Welcoming Visitors

“Race For Water’ Boat Welcoming Visitors

The crew of the Race for Water is enjoying their stopover in Bermuda – but it has not been a holiday since they arrived safely in port 10 days ago. Although, after a month crossing the Atlantic, using only the power of the sun and the wind, the crew were happy to get their feet back on dry land and to be joined by some reinforcements from the shore... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Race For Water’ Boat Visiting Bermuda

Photos: ‘Race For Water’ Boat Visiting Bermuda

Race for Water Odyssey, a “pioneering vessel” on a “crucial mission for our oceans” is currently paying a visit to Bermuda, and was seen in the east end this morning, with the boat’s appearance attracting some attention. The boat, which is “powered by solar, hydrogen, and kite,” is the property of the Race... Read more of this article

Caroline Bay To Host ‘Race For Water’ Gala

Caroline Bay To Host ‘Race For Water’ Gala

Caroline Bay Marina will welcome a 115 foot vessel, Race for Water, to Bermuda on May 22, a 100% energy efficient vessel powered by sun and hydrogen harvested from the ocean. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda is one of its many stops as she makes her way around the world with a mission of combating ocean pollution. The research conducted while on... Read more of this article

Bermuda ‘Trash Art’ Shown At United Nations

Bermuda ‘Trash Art’ Shown At United Nations

Every year, students create art from beach plastics as part of a Keep Bermuda Beautiful education program, and this year one of the trash art pieces was selected to be part of a presentation at the UNEP Marine Litter Conference at the United Nations. The artwork — by Prospect Primary School’s Alaysia Swan, Khamanie Pitt-Nesbitt, Alziae... Read more of this article

Video: Plastic Pollution In Bermuda’s Waters

Video: Plastic Pollution In Bermuda’s Waters

The Race for Water Odyssey crew visited Bermuda recently, having traveled from the Azores as part of their 300-day expedition that is studying the impact of plastic pollution in the ocean globally. That study continued on the island, with the crews work captured on camera and released to the public. A video released by the team features Anne Hyde of... Read more of this article

Video: Race For Water Odyssey Presentation

Video: Race For Water Odyssey Presentation

The Race for Water Odyssey crew recently arrived in Bermuda, having traveled from the Azores as part of their 300-day expedition that is studying the impact of plastic pollution in the ocean globally. The expedition is being put on by the Switzerland-based Race for Water Foundation, and started on March 15, 2015 in Bordeaux, France. According to the... Read more of this article

Photos: Race For Water Odyssey Crew Arrive

Photos: Race For Water Odyssey Crew Arrive

The Race for Water Odyssey crew arrived in Bermuda yesterday [Apr 1], having traveled from the Azores as part of their 300-day expedition that is studying the impact of plastic pollution in the ocean globally. According to the crew’s online journal, Bermuda is the “second witness island of the expedition,” and they arrived after seven... Read more of this article

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