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Carry Somers (OC1984) takes to the sea to highlight microplastics and fashion

Carry Somers is co-founder of Fashion Revolution, a non profit organisation. Today she departs with an all female crew in the Pacific Ocean exploring and research plastic pollution.
17 Feb 2020
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Carry sets sales to highlight plastic pollution and fashion industry
Carry sets sales to highlight plastic pollution and fashion industry
Carry Somers is co-founder of Fashion Revolution, non profit organisation working towards changing the way our clothes are sourced, produced and consumed to make it a cleaner, fairer process for all.
 
Carry leads the revolution to transform fashion, and is further highlight the need for change through a 2200 nautical mile voyage on eXXpedition from the Galapagos to Easter Island leaving today (17th February).
Carry was selected from 10,000  women who applied to take a crew space on this leg of the 2 year voyage to circumnavigate the globe. The purpose of eXXpedition is to collect samples of ocean water to analyse the plastics and their composition. The diverse, all-female crew including scientists, filmmakers, artists, teachers, doctors, sustainability experts, exploring the impact of ocean plastic. 

We wish Carry and the crew a fantastic voyage on the Pacific, and we look forward to following their progress.

To find out more please see Carry's fundraising page to assist further research on eXXpedition.

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