Blake Ambassadors Millie Mannering and Emily Wilson will take part in a 16-day Caribbean and Atlantic voyage onboard the Sir Peter Blake's legendary schooner Seamaster, now Tara, travelling from Panama to New York led by Tara Expeditions Foundation and supported by NIWA. These Blake Ambassadors will work alongside scientists and conduct ocean surface biodiversity research. This includes sample collection to determine water quality, microplastic pollution, and plankton diversity. An onboard lab allows for ongoing research to be conducted throughout the voyage.
We had a special visit today as we were greeted by a small pod of pilot whales, lazily turning through Tara’s bow wave. They curiously played before a quick flick of their tails sent them sinking head first to disappear into the depths.
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