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ANTICYCLONES AND THE DOLDRUMS

By  Dona Bertarelli My ‘Everest’ was the extraordinary journey which is the Jules Verne Trophy. For three years, I prepared myself for this. I lived the adventure, a day at…

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SONIC SEAS: OCEAN NOISE POLLUTION

By  Dona Bertarelli My ‘Everest’ was the extraordinary journey which is the Jules Verne Trophy. For three years, I prepared myself for this. I lived the adventure, a day at…

Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
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FERNANDO DE NORONHA ISLAND

It is Thursday night around 2300hrs (UTC), we are approaching the equator, and the watch on deck: Francis, Anthony, Loïck and Thomas, spot a lighthouse in the distance, it’s striking, alone in the middle of nowhere, it reminds us of civilisation.