• A JOURNEY FROM WASTE TO WEAR

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  • HEALTHY SEAS IN 2016: MANY MORE NETS!

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  • GHOST NET REMOVAL IN ITALY 2017

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  • Exotic Swim donates 1% of its sales to Healthy Seas

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  • Healthy Seas at Duikvaker Diving Expo in the Netherlands

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  • SUCCESSFUL BEACH CLEAN-UP WITH SCHOOLKIDS

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  • VIDEO MESSAGE BY COMMISSIONER VELLA

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NGO

Marine Protection

Action against waste fishing nets

Our non-profit activities include the recovery of fishing nets by volunteer divers and their storage in special facilities, in addition to educational and prevention programs.

Regeneration

Regeneration

From fishing nets to yarn

This part of Healthy Seas involves the transformation of fishing nets and other waste into regenerated ECONYL® nylon yarn.

Products

Products

New sustainable textiles

In the final step beautiful and sustainable textile products are created. They continue to tell the powerful story of the journey from waste to wear.

Latest news

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16 Feb 2017

Lost fishing gear removal Italy 2017

Great news from Italy! Watch the latest video from Portofino Divers about a clean-up dive in the Portofino Marine Protected Area! They are dedicated for the conservation of the reefs and did already several ghost fishing net recovering in the marine park. We are looking forward to have joint projects in Italy. Photos © Bruno […]

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07 Feb 2017

Healthy Seas in 2016: many more nets and exciting new activities!

Last year’s results are published and they look very encouraging! We created many new and valuable partnerships, which helped us collecting much bigger amount of nets with the help of divers and fishermen. Also, we had exciting new activities with the involvement of schools. Together with our partners, we developed education material and interactive games […]

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06 Feb 2017

Healthy Seas at a Diving Expo in the Netherlands

Healthy Seas was an Exhibitor at Duikvaker Expo last weekend (4-5 February) at Expo Houten. The biggest diving event of the Netherlands had its 25th anniversary this year. The event attracted ca. 15.000 visitors, 100+ exhibitors and 80 speakers from all over Europe. Together with our partner Ghost Fishing, we were spreading the word about […]

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Healthy Seas 2016 clean-up mission in Makronisos, Greece
School project primary school Meander 2016
Earthrise - Fish Net Fashion
An episode of Earthrise/AlJazeera