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EDB laboratory

Catégorie: Partners

The Evolution and Biological Diversity laboratory aims at understanding the ecological and evolutionary processes that generate and maintain the biological diversity of individuals, populations and communities. By focusing on the interactions between organisms, the laboratory’s objectives are to: Evaluate and characterize biodiversity, Study the mechanism of change in biodiversity, Evaluate the role of selection in […]

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6 Apr, 2015
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The 7th Continent Expedition Weighs Anchor – May 2014

Catégorie: News, Press

HEADING FOR THE SARGASSO SEA TO EXPLORE THE MASS OF PLASTIC WASTE WHIRLED TOGETHER BY MARINE CURRENTS IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC 5 May 2014 -‐ Port du Marin -‐ Fort de France – Martinique The 7th continent expedition will leave this year from Port du Marin at Fort de France. It will head due north […]

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22 Jul, 2014
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The agency for water "Eau Seine Normandie": sponsor of the Expedition

Catégorie: Partners

The agency “Eau Seine Normandie” is a public organisation part of the Ministry for the Environment. Its policy is to preserve water resources and maintain a good condition of river waters, aquatic environments, groundwater as well as coastal waters. The agency finances projects such as those aiming to protect water resources or fight against water […]

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22 May, 2014
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Thursday, May 15th – The Expedition is finally on its way!

Catégorie: Logbook

Good evening everyone! Here we are! At last on our way towards the gyre, after these last days of technical delay! We left early from Guadeloupe this morning, as soon as the replacement of the defective propeller was over. The boat moves forward and is heading northerly/north-easterly. We are sailing very close to the wind […]

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16 May, 2014
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Wednesday, May 14th – The new start delayed until Thursday morning

Catégorie: Logbook

Getting started with the new boat dedicated to the expedition revealed a small anomaly on a propeller. The crew thus preferred to postpone the departure from Guadeloupe to tomorrow morning in order to repair the equipment. We still left the Pointe-à-Pitre’s port to sail a first time to get our hand in the new sailboat […]

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14 May, 2014

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