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      Balearic Islands, Spain

      After a few days moored in Saint-Tropez and a two days conveyance, Energy Observer reached the Balearic Islands on 18th of August for its 30th official stopover.

      Coming from: Saint-Tropez, France

      Time of arrival: 10:00 AM

      Energy Observer in the water surrounded by sailboats

      Minorca from the 18th to the 20th of August

      Declared a UNESCO biosphere reserve in 1993, the Island of Minorca has an exceptional environment that attracts more and more tourists each year. Our crew took advantage of these two days of stopover to meet Irene Estaún, the director of the Minorca Biosphere Reserve, who wishes to channel the boost in tourism to conserve the area’s richness.

      Our film crew took advantage of this two-day stopover to meet Irene Estaún, director of the Menorca Biosphere Reserve, who wants to channel this influx of tourists in order to preserve the richness of this place.

      • Victorien Salute from the hand of those who pass by on a boat
      • Irene Estaún, the director of the Minorca Biosphere Reserve

      Mallorca from the 22nd to the 24th of August

      Our crew then paid a two-day visit to the largest of the Balearic Islands: Mallorca.

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      • Logo Marina Port de Mallorca

      Ibiza from the 25th to the 26th of August

      After navigating for a day, the first hydrogen vessel stopped on the largest of the Pityusic Islands: Ibiza.

      Energy Observer from the front with the earth in the background

      Formentera from the 26th to the 29th of August

      During its last stop in the Balearic Islands, in Formentera, our crew went to meet the Save Posidonia Project. The aim of this project is to develop a sustainable and responsible tourism by informing tourists about the importance of posidonia in the Balearic archipelago.

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      PRESERVE I The Posidonia meadows are the green lung of the Mediterranean and serve as a place to live, feed and lay eggs for many marine species. Energy Observer met with the @saveposidoniaproject an association working to preserve Posidonia in Formentera.

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      The vessel left the Balearic Islands on the morning of the 29th of August heading to its 31st official stopover: Valencia.