Member - Sustainable Research Vessel

Sustainable Research Vessel is an Eco-friendly Research Vessel that will enable scientists to explore, discover, study, and protect the ocean's biodiversity in the most respectful way.

Type Non-profit project
Founded 2010
Company Size 6
Member Type
innovator
seeker
Founders Eneour Puill-Stephan / Benoit Ringot / Nicolas De La Brosse
Headquarters 29870 Landéda, France
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Sustainable Research Vessel

About

 The SRV project was born in April 2009 in France and created by Eneour Puill-Stephan, Benoit Ringot, and Nicolas de la Brosse. In April 2010 we officially registered Sustainable Research Vessel as a non-profit Association in France. The Association is now managed by 6 active volunteers, and has ~100 members. The objectives of Sustainable Research Vessel (SRV) are to promote a Sustainable Scientific Research while respecting the Environment, through the construction of the SRV, and the completion of scientific missions all around the world on the SRV. Classical Research Vessels, whose missions are to study the fragile biodiversity of marine ecosystems, have unfortunately significant impacts on their direct environment, such as greenhouse gas emissions, sound and vibration disturbances, disposal of grey water, dumping of engine cooling water, and residual oils, etc. On the other hand, SRV will use sails (or electric engines when no wind) and will eliminate such direct impacts (gas emissions, dumping of cooling water & residual oils & fuel, etc) and ultimately enhance the protection and viability of the environment. Also, SRV will be built with eco-friendly and recycled material to further decrease its impact. We believe there is a crucial necessity to shift the way Environmental Managers, Researchers, and Scientists perform their explorations and investigations. Indeed, currently there is still too much contradictory behaviour in the ways we live or the ways we work to really protect our planet. Showcasing the possibility to run high standard research with a minimal carbon footprint on the environment will hopefully motivate other protagonists to launch similar projects. Consequently, we hope SRV will initiate a shift within the Scientific and Research community to be more coherent with their calls for environment protection to the general public.
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Headquarters 29870 Landéda, France

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
SDG 6
Clean water and sanitation
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SDG 7
Affordable and clean energy
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SDG 9
Industry, innovation and infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable cities and communities
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SDG 12
Responsible consumption and production
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