Discover the innovation and science Beneath The Surface

Innovation is a product of curious minds, good data and ambitious goals. Without it, we couldn’t achieve what is required to create a more sustainable future - Or, indeed, to win races. But the innovations that make it possible to really lower the world’s emissions and make it possible to sail 100kph in a 50ft sailboat rarely get the credit they deserve. They are hidden beneath the surface – inside walls, hulls, materials, computers and minds. We want to put what’s beneath the surface in the spotlight.

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Smeaton's Tower Lighthouse, Great Britain Grand Prix , SailGP, 2021, Plymouth, Great Britain
Sustainability
27 Jul 2022

How pioneering microplastic research at Plymouth ignited global ocean action

Like so many coastal communities all over the world, protecting the marine environment is high on the local agenda – and plastic is one of the primary perpetrators of ocean pollution.

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Airport, Plane, Departure
Energy Efficiency
Sustainability
Urbanization
16 Jun 2022

Much more than plane fuel – Sustainability in the aviation sector

Air travel might never be considered to be a sustainable means of transport – but that doesn’t stop Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway International Airports making every effort to minimise their operational impact.

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Cow, farm, animal, green, bio gas
Urbanization
Fire safety
10 Jun 2022

A clumsy cow and the emergence of new chapter in urban development

There are many urban legends around what started the Great Chicago Fire in 1871. Read the (probably) true story of how one cow changed the face of Chicago forever.

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Chicago skyline at river
Urbanization
Fire safety
10 Jun 2022

Chicago’s race for the future

Much more than a stunning skyline, sustainability is something that’s taken very seriously by the City of Chicago.

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SailGP, Demark SailGP team, One Ocean Foundation, OOF, season 3
Sustainability
11 May 2022

Planet ocean – why information disclosure is a powerful tool for change

From plastics and microplastics in the ocean to chemical spills and destruction of marine habitats.

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Bermuda, SailGP, 2022, Bermuda Grand Prix
Climate Change
Quality of life
11 May 2022

Protecting paradise – Sailing towards a more sustainable future

Like so many coastal communities all over the world, preserving the delicate marine ecosystem and the health of the ocean is of huge priority on the island of Bermuda

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