Microplastics pollute most remote and uncharted areas of the ocean: Gutekunst worked with scientists in the Turn the Tide on Plastics team in the Volvo ocean race. Photograph: Brian Carlin/Volvo Ocean Race. Gutekunst said research on microplastics in the ocean was in its relative infancy. Currently scientists can only account for 1% of the plastic they think is in the …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
Volvo Ocean Race: Skirting the near calm on Day 5 Leg 6: After fast rides for a couple of days, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet leaders have to make some hard decisions to skirt a area of light air on Leg 6, before they get back into the Trade Winds for a three day run ahead of the onset of the Doldrums. The fleet is still closely bunched with the first four boats covered …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
The Volvo Ocean Race returns to Cape Town in 2017 and will be in the City from 24 November to 10 December. The first of Leg 2 yachts are expected to arrive on 27 November with the start of Leg 3 to Melbourne on 10 December 2017:
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