The motivation of SYF for making science part of the normal experience aboard their vessels arises from the recognition of the intrinsic value of enhancing awareness and understanding of the natural environment, the impact human activity has upon it and thinking about the solutions to pressing environmental challenges, such as climate change and pollution.
The United Nations have declared a Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, running from 2021 to 2030. By encouraging the next generation of marine biologists, oceanographers, environmental scientists and leaders in change, we plan to feed the worldwide community. Over the next 10 years, this generation will have the passion, skills, expertise and technology to sustain the oceans we need for the future we want.
Our 2020 Development Plan outlines our aims and objectives for the next few years.
Crew and students share experiences with you on their Seas Your Future voyages with College Partners and Darwin200.