We promote the sustainable solutions we visit by writing, vlogging, and talking about them. On this page, you can find articles and blogs about sustainable solutions and our project, radio interviews and various other media appearances.     

Blogs for zeilen.nl (in Dutch)

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Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about sustainable schools
Blog 34: Sustainable Schools
33 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Organic Farm in Uruguay 20190626
Blog 33: Organic Neighbourhood Farm
32 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about natural coffee 20190529
Blog 32: Natural Coffee
31 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Food Forests 20190501
Blog 31: Food Forests
30 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Casa Tambor 20190403
Blog 30: Casa Tambor
29 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Artificial Reefs 20190306
Blog 29: Artificial Reefs
Blog 28: Sea Turtles
27 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about El Hierro 20190109
Blog 27: El Hierro
26 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Banana Logic 20181212
Blog 26: Banana Logic
25 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Olive Oil 20181114
Blog 25: Greek Gold
24 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Rewilding 20181017
Blog 24: Rewilding
23 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Fair Fashion 20180919
Blog 23: Fair Fashion
22 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Solar Wave 20180822
Blog 22: Solar Wave
21 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Reforestation 20190725
Blog 21: Reforestation
20 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Sardex 20190627
Blog 20: Sardex
19 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Slow Food 20180530
Blog 19: Slow Food
18 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Sustainable Wine 20180502
Blog 18: Sustainable Wine
17 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Ibiza's Green Heart 20180404
Blog 17: Ibiza's Green Heart
16 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Solar Energy 20180307
Blog 16: Solar Energy
15 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Cork 20180207
Blog 15: Cork
14 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Fairtransport 20180110
Blog 14: Fairtransport
13 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Hiking 20171213
Blog 13: Hiking
12 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Mondragon 20171115
Blog 12: Mondragon
11 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Transition Town Totnes 20171008
Blog 11: Transition Town Totnes
10 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Sustainable Whisky 20170920
Blog 10: Sustainable Whisky
9 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Ecovillage Findhorn 20170823
Blog 9: Ecovillage Findhorn
8 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Marine Energy 20170726
Blog 8: Marine Energy
Blog 7: Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Electrified Norway 20170628
Blog 7: Electrified Norway
6 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Permaculture 20170531
Blog 6: Permaculture
5 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Swedish Nature Protection 20170503
Blog 5: Swedish Nature Protection
4 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Copenhagen's Climate Actions 20170405
Blog 4: Copenhagen's Climate Actions
3 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Samso 20170313
Blog 3: Samsø's Energy Revolution
2 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about Zero Waste 20170213
Blog 2: Zero Waste
1 Sailors for Sustainability at Zeilen about their Mission 20170111
Blog 1: Our Mission

Articles for Sailing Magazine Zeilen (in Dutch)

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Article 10 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201907 about Brazil
Article 10: in Zeilen 2019/07 about Brazil
Article 9 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201904 about Malta
Article 9: in Zeilen 2019/04 about Malta
Article 8 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201901 about Food Foraging
Article 8: in Zeilen 2019/01 about Food Foraging
Article 7: in Zeilen 2018/06 about the Long Mediterranean Summer
Article 6 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201801 about Winter Sailing
Article 6: Zeilen 2018/01 about Winter Sailing
Article 5 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201709 about Gulf of Biscay
Article 5: in Zeilen 2017/09 about Gulf of Biscay
Article 4 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201702 about Irish Sea
Article 4: in Zeilen 2017/02 about the Irish Sea
Article 3 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201609 about Our Departure
Article 3: in Zeilen 2016/09 about Our Departure
Article 2 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201502 about Preparations
Article 2: in Zeilen 2015/02 about Our Preparations
Article 1 Sailors for Sustainability in Zeilen 201501 Norway
Article 1: in Zeilen 2015/01 about Norway

Newsletter Articles for Sustainability Consultancy Finch & Beak (in English)

Newsletter 6 Sailors for Sustainability at Finch and Beak about El Hierro
Newsletter 6: El Hierro
Newsletter 5 Sailors for Sustainability at Finch and Beak about Sardex
Newsletter 5: Sardex
Newsletter 4 Sailors for Sustainability at Finch and Beak about Plastic
Newsletter 4: Plastic
Newsletter 3: Copenhagen's Climate Actions
Newsletter 2 Sailors for Sustainability at Finch and Beak about CSA
Newsletter 2: Community Supported Agriculture
Newsletter 1 Sailors for Sustainability at Finch and Beak about Our Mission
Newsletter 1: Our Mission

Blogs for ABN AMRO Bank (in Dutch and English)

Blog 21 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Sardex
Blog 21 NL: Sardex
Blog 21 Eng: Sardex
Blog 20 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Slow Food
Blog 20 NL: Slow Food
Blog 20 Eng Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Slow Food
Blog 20 Eng: Slow Food
Blog 19 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Sustainable Wine
Blog 19 NL: Sustainable Wine
Blog 18 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Ibizas Green Heart
Blog 18 NL: Ibiza's Green Heart
Blog 17 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Solar Energy
Blog 17 NL: Solar Energy
Blog 16 NL: Cork
Blog 15 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Fair Transport
Blog 15 NL: Fair Transport
Blog 15 Eng Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Fair Transport
Blog 15 Eng: Fair Transport
Blog 14 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Mondragon
Blog 14 NL: Mondragon
Blog 14 Eng Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Mondragon
Blog 14 Eng: Mondragon
Blogs NL Our First Year
Blogs NL: Our First Year
Blogs Eng Our First Year
Blogs Eng: Our First Year
Blog 12 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Transition Town Totnes
Blog 12 NL: Transition Town Totnes
Blog 12 Eng Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Transition Town Totnes
Blog 12 Eng: Transition Town Totnes
Blog 11 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Ecovillage Findhorn
Blog 11 NL: Ecovillage Findhorn
Blog 11 Eng Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Ecovillage Findhorn
Blog 11 Eng: Ecovillage Findhorn
Blog 10 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Marine Energy
Blog 10 NL: Marine Energy
Blog 10 Eng: Marine Energy
Blog 9 NL: Electrified Norway
Blog 9 Eng Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Electrified Norway
Blog 9 Eng: Electrified Norway
Blog 8 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Permaculture
Blog 8 NL: Permaculture
Blog 8 Eng Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Permaculture
Blog 8 Eng: Permaculture
Blog 7 NL: Nature Protection
Blog 7 Eng Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Nature Protection
Blog 7 Eng: Nature Protection
Blog 6 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Insulation
Blog 6 NL: Insulation
Blog 6 Eng Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Insulation
Blog 6 Eng: Insulation
Blog 5 Eng Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Copenhagen Climate Action
Blog 5 Eng: Copenhagen Climate Action
Blog 4 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Samso
Blog 4 NL: Samsø
Blog 4 Eng Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Samso
Blog 4 Eng: Samsø
Blog 3 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO CSA
Blog 3 NL: CSA
Blog 3 Eng Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO CSA
Blog 3 Eng: CSA
Blog 2 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Zero Waste
Blog 2 NL: Zero Waste
Blog 2 Eng Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Zero Waste
Blog 2 Eng: Zero Waste
Blog 1 NL Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Our Mission
Blog 1 Eng Sailors for Sustainability at ABN AMRO Our Mission
Blog 1 Eng: Our Mission

Blogs for Renewable Energy Provider Vandebron (in Dutch)

Blog 10: Marine Energy
Blog 9 Sailors for Sustainability at Vandebron Electrified Norway
Blog 9: Electrified Norway
Blog 8: Permaculture
Blog 6 Sailors for Sustainability at Vandebron about Insulation
Blog 6: Insulation
Blog 5 Sailors for Sustainability at Vandebron about Copenhagen Climate Action
Blog 5 Sailors for Sustainability at Vandebron about Copenhagen Climate Action
Blog 4 Sailors for Sustainability at Vandebron about Samso
Blog 4: Samsø
Blog 3 Sailors for Sustainability at Vandebron about CSA
Blog 3: CSA
Blog 2 Sailors for Sustainability at Vandebron about Zero Waste
Blog 2: Zero Waste
Blog 1 Sailors for Sustainability at Vandebron about Our Mission
Blog 1: Our Mission

Radio Interviews (in Dutch and German)

Sailors for Sustainability at the Prosper Podcast
Ivar is interviewed by the Prosper Podcast about our mission and the sustainable solutions we have described so far.
Sailors for Sustainability at WDR Cosmo 3
Floris gives an interview to German radio station WDR Cosmo (in German). He tells them about Pitupi, the sustainable children’s clothing company, rewilding efforts on Kalamos by Terra Sylvestris, and organic olive oil pioneers in Greece.
Sailors for Sustainability at BNR Sardinia
Ivar discusses the sustainable aspects of Sardinia’s local currency “Sardex” on radio with Harm Edens in BNR Duurzaam interview #20 (in Dutch, from minute 09:20 – 12:40).
Sailors for Sustainability at BNR 1 Year
Ivar discusses some of the many positive examples of sustainable change to date on radio with Harm Edens in BNR Duurzaam interview #19 (in Dutch, from minute 11:30 – 14:22).
Following our visit to Slow Food restaurant Somorrostro in Barcelona, Slow Food International and the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy, Ivar explains the eco-gastronomy concept and sustainable features of Slow Food to Harm Edens in BNR Duurzaam interview #18. (In Dutch, from minute 8:00 – 12:08)
Sailors for Sustainability at BNR Sustainable Wine
In interview #17 for BNR Duurzaam, Ivar explains what we found in our search for sustainable wine in Southern France and Northern Italy (in Dutch, from minute 8:58 – 12:40)
Ivar is interviewed by Dutch national public radio station NPO Radio 2 and as Sailors for Sustainability we are added to the station’s Hopeful 100 (in Dutch, 4 minutes).
Floris was interviewed by German radio “Deutschland Radio” for their early bird programme on the environment.
Ivar discusses the unique ecology and education center “Casita Verde” from Greenheart Ibiza with Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio in interview #16 (in Dutch, from min. 08:30- 11:20).
Sailors for Sustainability at BNR Solar Energy
Ivar is interviewed on Dutch radio BNR Duurzaam about solar energy in Spain (from minute 11:25 – 13:45, in Dutch).

Interviews for Newspapers, Magazines, and Blogs (in Dutch, English, German, Italian)

Sailors for Sustainability at King Goya 201908
Travel Blog King Goya writes about our mission
Sailors for Sustainability at Sueddeutsche Zeitung 201811
German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung reports about our collaboration with the Munich International School's sixth graders, which helped the school being awarded the label "Umweltschule".
Sailors for Sustainability at Citynieuws 201807
Amsterdam News Blog City Nieuws about our mission
Sailors for Sustainability at Ecoreizen 201807
Travel Blog Ecoreizen writes about sustainable travelers
Sustainability Consultancy Sea Going Green interviews us
Sailors for Sustainability at Eetbaar Soest 201804
Ngo Eetbaar Soest reports about our visit
Sailors for Sustainability in Goede Reis magazine 201707
Goede Reis features us in their hardcopy magazine
Sailors for Sustainability at Bedrock 201707
Online magazine Bedrock writes about our 1-year anniversary looking for sustainable solutions
Sailors for Sustainability in Het Parool 201706
Dutch newspaper Het Parool writes about our mission
Sailors for Sustainability at Liguria Nautica 201705
Italian nautical magazine Liguria Nautica interviews us
Sailors for Sustainability at GRN United 201704
News blog GRN United writes about our mission
Sailors for Sustainability at Intermediair 201704
Magazine Intermediair writes about our mission
Sailors for Sustainability at Ibiland 201703
Lifestyle blog Ibiland reports about our day out in Ibiza
Sailors for Sustainability at Winq magazine 201608
Winq features an interview with us in its hardcopy magazine
Sailors for Sustainability at Elsevier Juist 201607
Elsevier Juist writes about is in its hardcopy magazine

Videos

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Miscellaneous videos about sailing with us, our mission, and sustainable solutions

Miscellaneous Appearances (in Dutch, English, German)

  • 26 November 2018: After meeting the the Dutch Agricultural Counsellor in Buenos Aires, we feature on the Facebook page of the Dutch Embassy.SfS at NL Embassy Argentina

  • 13 November 2018: Sailing wiki Noonsite added our story to their Portrait of a Cruiser section.SfS at Noonsite

  • 12 June 2018: Win a week with us in Chile! Renewable energy company Vandebron launches its campaign with us as its prize (in Dutch).Vandebron winactie Sailors for Sustainability

  • 7 May 2018: Sustainable Tourism World recounts the sustainable solutions we found in the United Kingdom.Sailors for Sustainability at Sustainable Tourism World 5

  • 4 December 2017: Sustainable Tourism World recounts our adventures in Italy and our visit to a Land Life Company project in Calabria. Sailors for Sustainability at Sustainable Tourism World about Italy and Land Life Company

  • 12 November 2017: Our trip through Sweden features in “Het Bestek”, the club magazine of Dutch sailing association WSV Haringvliet. Read the full article by clicking below.Sailors for Sustainability in Het Bestek 185 about Sweden

  • 7 November 2017: The Munich International School reports on the efforts made by its 6th graders in their “Service as Action” course on sustainability. We help them learn about plastic and sustainable food and they raise funds for our cause.Sailors for Sustainability at Munich International School

  • 30 October 2017: Sara Vitali of Sustainable Tourism World blogs aoubt our stay in Italy and visit to Sardex.Sailors for Sustainability at Sustainable Tourism World about Italy and Sardex

  • 10 September 2017: The Dutch website “Mobiliteit Centraal” is launched, aiming to guide the public through the fascinating world of transportation. Our blogs are featured on a regular basis.

  • 6 September 2017: The Albanian paper “The Tirana Times” quotes us in an article about the sustainable tourism hiking path we visited.

  • 27 August 2017: Following our pleasant encounter with Falk Viczian and crew on their 100% solar powered catamaran, our story is included in the Solar Wave blog (in German).

  • 5 July 2017: Sustainable Tourism World features a second article on us on their website.

  • 1 July 2017: Our sustainable solution “insulation” is featured in Het Bestek, the club magazine of sailing association WSV Haringvliet in Hellevoetsluis (in Dutch). Sailors for Sustainability in Het Bestek 184

  • 13 June 2017: Tekstwerf goes the extra mile to continuously improve our blogs for ABN AMRO. They wrote a lovely article about us for our 1-year anniversary (in Dutch).

  • 13 June 2017: Our partner Vandebron features our 1-year anniversary with an article and the video they made with us when we sailed from Amsterdam to Enkhuizen (in Dutch).

  • 21 May 2017: Sustainable Tourism World features an article on us on their website.

     

  • 15 April 2017: We are featured in the club magazine of WSV Haringvliet, Het Bestek. Read the article (in Dutch) here.Sailors for Sustainability in Het Bestek 183 (201704)

  • 1 March 2017: We were nominated as “Challengers & Go-Getters” (Uitdagers en Aanpakkers) of Dutch television programme Backlight (VPRO Tegenlicht) and received 257 votes. Sailors for Sustainability at VPRO Tegenlicht

     

  • 26 January 2017: Maastricht University publishes the story of our mission in the news section of their website.Sailors for Sustainability at Maastricht University

  • 13 January 2017: Bedrock published their interview with us on their website (in Dutch).Sailors for Sustainability at Bedrock

  • 9 January 2017: It was Ivar’s turn to give a radio interview again! Live from Portugal, he discussed our findings on the sustainable qualities of cork with Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio in interview #14. (in Dutch, from min. 09:57- 13:02)

  • 7 January 2017: Floris gives a radio interview to German radio station Cosmo about our trip so far and the sustainable solution we found in Portugal, cork. Listen to the entire interview here (in German)Sailors for Sustainability at Cosmo

  • 25 December 2016: Windpilot, the supplier of “Herbie” our indispensable windvane, has added our articles on his blog. Many thanks Peter Foerthmann!windpilot-blog-25122016

  • 19 December 2016: Ivar discussed our meeting in Porto with “Tres Hombres”, the sailing cargo vessel from sustainable shipping company Fairtransport with Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio in interview #13. (in Dutch, from minute 09:58 – 12:40)

  • 13 December 2016: We issued a Press Release (English and Dutch) with a summary of our sustainable solutions and adventures during the first half year.sailors-for-sustainability-six-months-press-release

  • 10 December 2016: Nauticlink wrote about us (in Dutch) on their website updatenauticlink-sailors-for-sustainability-zes-maanden

  • 5 December 2016: Ivar discussed our visit to Santiago de Compostela – Europe’s hiking capital – and the key insights from our first six months with Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio in interview #12. (in Dutch, from minute 09:00 – 11:57)

  • 26 November 2016: An article (in Dutch) about us in “Het Bestek”, club magazine from WSV Haringvliet in Hellevoetsluis.Sailors for Sustainability in Het Bestek 201601

  • 21 November 2016: Ivar discussed our visit to the Mondragon cooperatives with Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio in interview #11. (in Dutch, from minute 19:40 – 22:21)

  • 7 November 2016: Ivar discussed our meeting with “Earth lawyer” Polly Higgins on Ecocide Law with Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio in interview #10. (in Dutch, from minute 9:44 – 13:27)

  • 24 October 2016: Despite the poor phone connection, Ivar gave another update to Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio about our visit to “Transition Town” Totnes in radio update #9. (in Dutch, from minute 8:58 – 12:00)

  • 10 October 2016: Ivar gave another update to Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio about our time in Scotland and quest for sustainable whisky in radio update #8. (in Dutch, from minute 16:05 – 19:05)

  • 10 October 2016: Our mediapartner Winq.nl shared our story about the energy revolution on the Danish island of Samsø:

    Winq Samso

  • 26 September 2016: Ivar tells Jan Postma of BNR Nieuwsradio about our visit to Findhorn EcoVillage in Scotland in radio update #7. (in Dutch, from minute 09:52 to 13:25)

  • 12 September 2016: Ivar tells Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio about electric transport solutions in Norway and marine energy development in Orkney in radio update #6. (in Dutch, from minute 07:17 to 11:43)

  • 29 August 2016: Ivar tells Harm Edens of BNR Nieuwsradio which solutions we discovered in Copenhagen and Sweden in radio update #5. (in Dutch, from min. 09:40 to 14:00)

  • 24 August 2016: Elsevier Juist headlines a (Dutch) overview of our travels and mission on their website.SfS at Elsevier Juist

  • 15 August 2016: Ivar gives update #4 to Harm Edens in BNR Duurzaam radio programme (in Dutch, from 16:42min onwards).

  • 11 July 2016: Recruitment agency Techers wrote an article about us on their blog (in Dutch).SfS at Techers

  • 4 July 2016: Ivar gives update #3 to Harm Edens in BNR Nieuwsradio a day after our arrival in Samsø. Tune in from minute 12:50 – 17:06 (in Dutch).

  • 20 June 2016: Our second appearance with Harm Edens in BNR Nieuwsradio! Tune in from minute 10:18 to 13:07 (in Dutch)

  • 6 June 2016: Ivar is interviewed for Business News Radio. In their weekly sustainability program (BNR Duurzaam), Ivar explains our drive to visit and spread sustainable solutions and answers questions about the boat, the route and our respective roles on the boat. Listen to it here (in Dutch).

  • 1 June 2016: Nauticlink wrote about us (in Dutch) for their June newsletter and website update.SfS at Nauticlink

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