Team @StatusRow – 3 ordinary women rowing 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean this December to challenge our everyday use of plastic

Meet some of these amazing women on Sunday 22nd April at The Odyssey screeening of A Plastic Ocean

Sustainable St Albans

Racing in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, team Status Row will row non-stop for over 50 days, in an attempt to become the fastest and second ever female trio to row across the Atlantic. At the mercy of the elements, the team will face a constant battle of sleep deprivation, salt sores and the physical extremes of rowing for 24 hours a day – 2 hours on, 2 hours off.

It is estimated that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. The team are raising much-needed awareness of the plastic pollution epidemic, and funds for the Marine Conservation Society.

The Marine Conservation Society’s ‘Clean Seas’ programme aims to track the health of our seas, identify, sources of pollution and develop innovative solutions for cleaning it up.

rowingWith each stroke of the oar they hope to inspire one less bottle dropped, and one less piece of…

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