December 12: Tara’s departure and launch of the 2020 Microbiome mission

© Maxime Horlaville / polaRYSE - Fondation Tara Océan

31 December 2020

This Saturday, December 12, after months of preparation for the Microbiome mission and 5 years after adoption of the Paris Agreement, the research schooner Tara set sail for 2 years of new scientific and human adventures across the South Atlantic Ocean. Video feedback on this exciting moment.

Follow the adventures of the schooner and her crew of sailors and scientists on our Facebook, Instagram et YouTube pages and on a live map on the Tara Microbiome mission page (French version)!

We thank our partners for their ongoing support: agnès b., BIC, Altran France, Fondation Groupe EDF, CNR, L’Oréal Group, Biotherm, Fondation Veolia, Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco, BillerudKorsnäs, Fondation Léa Nature, France Collectivités, Allianz, Vitamont, Phare d’Eckmühl, Smile Wave, Komori Chambon, Albert Bichot, Neuflize, CNRS, CEA Paris-Saclay, European Molecular Biology Laboratory – EMBL, Center for Mathematical Modeling, Région Bretagne, IOC-UNESCO, Office français de la biodiversité, IAGF, Lorient Agglomération , Fonds français pour l’Environnement mondial, CLEMI, la CASDEN, l’ADEME, le CEDRE, l’AEFE, la Fondation des d’Entreprise Air France, Ministère de l’Education Nationale et de la Jeunesse, la Fondation la Main à la Pâte, la Fondation BIC, World Courier, Panasonic, Thalos, Suzuki, Zeppelin, Jardins Bio, Serge Ferrari, Laurent Perrier, Cummins France, North Sails, Furuno, Vuarnet, Mercator Ocean, Agence 55, Sika et Timezero.

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