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December 8, 2015

Hey there! We're back this week with Robert Stuart, the Preserve Ranger for the Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve in The Plains, Virginia. Henry and Rob both participated in the Piedmont Environmental Council's 2013 Fellowship program in northern Virginia, where they learned about and helped...

November 24, 2015

Hey folks!


Now that we've successfully revamped our website (check it out if you haven't yet!), we're excited to bring back the features section that we were running, in which our friends and colleagues have discussed their own exciting work in various fields relating to the environment and outdoors...

November 17, 2015


Hey everyone,

We have a new website! It's been a while since we have updated you with recent news, but get stoked because a lot has happened and more will be coming your way soon.


The most obvious update is the awesome new website that's up and running, which has come with some content additions an...

July 10, 2015

Hi everyone! We’re proud to present Victoria Pinheiro, a Master’s Student at the University of Vermont, as this week’s feature. Tori is currently researching the movement of lake trout and other fish species on Lake Champlain using acoustic telemetry tags to track their whereabouts. Henry and Tori m...

July 2, 2015

Announcing Walker Nambu! Walker sailed with the Team for the first seventeen days of our voyage and was an incredible asset to have aboard. Once he gained his sea legs, his invaluable experience and familiarity with sharks and tagging techniques made him our de facto shark scientist. It’s safe to sa...

June 27, 2015


We’d like to introduce Hannah Kennedy, the subject of our second weekly feature. Grant studied abroad with Hannah in Australia during the Fall of 2013, and we were lucky enough to be joined by her and several other friends from Australia during our time in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Hannah’s visit to...

June 19, 2015

As we mentioned in today’s earlier blog post, to break things up as we edit our film, we’re turning With the Winds into a platform to spotlight friends, colleagues, and other individuals who are working in fields similar to our own. In their own words, they’ll explain what they do and their connecti...

June 19, 2015

Later today, With the Winds will debut a new weekly feature in which we will introduce a friend or colleague and present the work that they are doing as it relates to the general theme of adventure and environmental sustainability. There aren’t too many interesting updates that we can give you perso...

April 15, 2015

After more than four months at sea, the sailing, research, and filming portion of the With the Winds project has come to a close. We sailed into the harbor of St. Augustine aboard our trusty vessel, Jörmungandr, on the morning of April 4th, about forty hours after departing Bimini for the double ove...

February 17, 2015

We are on the southern coast of Puerto Rico now, and wanted to update you all on the work we have been doing thus far. The amount of trash we are finding throughout the Caribbean is quite surprising, even to us. Being here and witnessing what is washing up on beaches first hand has shown us the true...

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The Trip Has Departed!

December 3, 2014

Today is an exciting day!


After a few final days of preparation, Henry and Grant left North Carolina around 7am this morning for the official first le...

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