The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is now 3X the size of France! 😭 Okeanos sustainable canoes have been fighting plastic pollution in the Pacific everyday:
Te Matau a Māui Voyaging Trust , in partnership with 5 Gyres and Algalita Marine Research and Education, completed the first plastic trawl in New Zealand waters leading up to this year's #WakaOdyssey at the NZ Festival.
Okeanos Sustainable Sea Transport LTD - Okeanos Marianas recently hauled 600 lbs of ocean plastic and abandoned buoys during their sail to Northern CNMI.
Okeanos Vanuatu has been operating completely plastic bottle-free, using LifeStraw filters to serve crew and guests clean water in reusable glass bottles.
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We love the work you're doing and are so glad we can help you go plastic free!
Okeanos Sustainable Sea Transport LTD - Okeanos Marianas explores the possibilities of using their traditionally-designed, fossil fuel-free sailing canoe to resettle CNMI's northern islands: Sarigan and Anatahan.
The canoe also collected nearly 600 LBS of trash on its way back to Saipan, proving that the uses of the #vakamotu for a sustainable future are endless!
Thank you #OkeanosMarianas & 500 Sails & Dolphin Club Saipan for all your hard work! ... See MoreSee Less
This month, Okeanos Marshall Islands has completed two important sails to vulnerable outer island communities with education partner PREL. Here, the crew delivers dozens of books created by PREL's PCEP: Pacific islands Climate Education Partnership to a local elementary school of Enewetak Atoll.On the outer island of Enewetak in RMI, the crew of the Okeanos Marshall Islands canoe delivered dozens of books created by PREL's PCEP: Pacific islands Climate Education Partnership to the local school. ... See MoreSee Less
Rain dancers of Waimea revive their traditional and sacred art form in Hawaii! Let's keep indigenous culture alive and well!
Great Big Story On the island of Hawaii, the rain dancers of Waimea perform their art for the only audience that matters: their ancestors. When they call for rain and snow, they dance not to entertain, but to feed and nourish their land. ... See MoreSee Less