Microplastic scourge reaches pristine Antarctica: The alarming finding, announced by scientists who reviewed samples collected in the Volvo Ocean Race, comes as New Zealand researchers have begun a new study looking at how other materials break down in the water. Microplastics are small particles of plastic, often invisible to the naked eye and …: Google Alert – “volvo ocean race”
MAPFRE take Island race but Dongfeng bigger winners: MAPFRE won the Around the Island Race yesterday but China's Dongfeng were the bigger winners in the weekend's races as they vaulted into a tie for the lead in the Volvo Ocean Race. MAPFRE made the most of their quick start to take the race but Dongfeng finished second and by virtue of their …: 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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