By Thanussha Priyah, 05 Feb 2020
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In December, Australian couple Elayna Carausu and Riley Whitelum provided Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg a ride across the Atlantic Ocean to the yearly UN environment conference POLICE OFFICER25 in Madrid.
The activist is understood to opt for zero-emission travel in efforts to minimize her carbon footprint. For this reason, when the UN conference transferred to Madrid from Chile due to the civil tension, Thunberg asked for for a lift across the Atlantic Ocean through sail on Twitter.
The couple, Carausu and Whitelum, have actually been cruising on their vessel, La Vagabonde, and putting out videos of their adventures at sea for five years on YouTube.
They therefore welcomed Thunberg on board and started a journey 3,200 nautical miles throughout the Atlantic Ocean to Lisbon, Portugal.
The pair just recently uploaded a video of the preparation behind their expedition with Thunberg and how they even handled to get in touch with the environment activist. See it listed below.
The very first video of our Atlantic crossing from North America to Lisbon is out now on youtube! Here it is: https://t.co/9SyZctiLgG,
the rest of the videos will be launched throughout the following weeks. pic.twitter.com/N3Ot8H9pCw
— Greta Thunberg (@GretaThunberg) February 4, 2020