Watch Now: Young Caribbean Sailors and the Importance of Healthy Oceans

By Jennifer Brett

Three young sailors from Barbados share their thoughts on the challenges the marine environment faces in the Caribbean, including plastic pollution and habitat destruction, and why sailors are vital to conservation efforts.

Francesca Johnson, Anya des Caires and Isabel Filardo are all members of the Barbados Sailing Association. These teens are as passionate about protecting their island’s beaches and coral reefs as they are about winning regattas.