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Encounters: Polynesians and Native Americans’ common past

04 August 2020
A genetic study from the University of Stanford shows that there have been contacts between Native Americans and Polynesians long before the Spanish conquest of the continent. We have been lucky enough to follow their paths.    The break-through Researchers have collected the date of 800 inhabitants of French Polynesia and the coasts ranging from […]
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Our testimony: the local impact of climate change on Point Hope

27 July 2020
In 2016 we arrive in Point Hope after traversing the Bering Strait. We discover how the descendants of the First Men to inhabit the American continent are changing and adapting their traditions to face climate change.  We are bombarded with news about the climate, global warming, fires in Siberia…but, except for the great summer heat […]
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We chat with Tanguy about Sport, Commitment, and the Environement

24 July 2020
Tanguy de Lamotte has been a key person in preparing Maewan’s expedition. With his technical skills and experience, he helped Erwan choosing his boat, equipment, maintenance, and logistics for the trajectory of this adventure. In 2017, he joined Erwan in New Caledonia was a traverse to Sydney with an epic stopover on Lord Howe Island.  […]
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5 takeaways on Methane

21 July 2020
According to a recent article, methane emissions have increased since the industrial to the point of reaching global warming of 4.3° by 2100. But what do we actually know about this powerful fossil fuel that scientists also call « climate bomb »? Here are 5 key points to better understand what is at stake:  I. […]
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Of the last report from the HCC and our green habits

17 July 2020
Last week’s report from the Haut Conseil pour le Climat (HCC) has evaluated France’s environmental efforts as not enough to face the climate crisis. To share what happens at the national level is important, but what counts is to also keep faithful. Every action counts! This made us keen to share with you our daily green […]
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Erwan: the step towards the Unknown

13 July 2020
First, you have verbal commitment. That commitment that we allow ourselves to jump into, often quite rapidly, because we know possible repercussions to be minimal. Then you have the decisive step. That step that is committing and which makes backtracking difficult, with deep implications for our ego, finances and values. I remember an exact moment, […]
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Eulogy to slowness

07 July 2020
As the Pandemic has limited our prospects of long-distance travel, exploring with green means of transport (trains, bikes, by foot) opens-up endless opportunities for local, clean and eco-friendly adventure.   Up to 80% of international air travel has been cancelled following lockdown measures adopted by governments worldwide. For most of us, the summer holidays will […]
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Masks protect us from infection…but who protects the Oceans?

03 July 2020
Masks have become emblematic in these past months, to the point that coastlines and oceans are paying the heavy price, littered with disposable gloves and masks.   From our Mediterranean coasts to the South China Sea, many environmental organisations are worried by the increasing numbers of waste washed ashore on our beaches following the Pandemic. […]
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Where we at? Lockdown, Communication, and Commitment

01 July 2020
  As we are entering summer and timidly coming out of the Covid-19 situation, we take a moment to share an update on our activities during the last months. We are back with thousands of new ideas to better share our adventure with you. This month, what matters to us is the theme of commitment.  […]
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Vacancy

13 April 2020
Educational Activity Leader Maewan is looking for a passionate and motivated Educational Activity Leader ready to join our team!Interested? Send us your CV and motivation letter (in french) to marion@maewan.com -> To consult the job description, click here