Seven swims - seven seas - one reason
He will swim the Mediterranean Sea, from 7 to 9 August, from Monte Carlo, Monaco. "WWF applauds Lewis Pugh's expedition" says Marina Gomei, MPA Officer at WWF Mediterranean. "MPAs safeguard the Mediterranean's amazing marine life, protect fishermen's livelihoods, boost local economies and help tourists discover one of our planet's most stunning treasures".
Montecarlo is the first and only nation in the world to have designated all their seas as MPAs. Lewis will begin his Seven Seas campaign with a swim off Monte Carlo to honour those efforts, and hopes that other nations will be inspired by Monaco's efforts to improve their MPA networks.