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13 Jul 2018 Blog, Events, News

Dolphins, some of the most fascinating sea creatures, are not only a symbol of friendship and solidarity but their role as hunters is crucial for maintaining the balance in the marine ecosystem as they eat the unhealthy fish, thus preventing infectious diseases from spreading. The “Save Your Breath” event in Santorini (June 8th, 2018) was […]

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10 Jul 2018 Blog, Events, News

A typical quote of a Ghost Fishing diver: “There is no such thing as too many lift bags” and indeed, last weekend was again a perfect example of that when the Ghost Fishing team headed back to the HMS E36, an E-class submarine for the British Royal Navy which sunk in a collision with HMS […]

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09 Jul 2018 Blog, News, Press

Last week, over 17 tons of waste fishing nets were transported to recycling from Greece, thanks to our partner DIOPAS. Since last year, over 32 tons of old fishing nets from Greek fishermen and fish farmers have gone into the recycling process thus ensuring that less waste nets might end up in the Greek seas. Ioakim […]

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09 Jul 2018 Blog, News, Press

We are very pleased to welcome Enaleia, the first school of Professional Fishing in Greece, to our growing list of partners. In the framework of this cooperation, a collection point for old fishing nets was set up together with the Professional Fishermen Association of Microlimano. Through this effort our goal is to see that less […]

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02 Jul 2018 Blog, Events, News, Press, Video

At the last stopover of the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, team members from Vestas 11th Hour Racing spent the morning on a dive vessel meeting with staff and volunteers of Healthy Seas. Sailors took time before heading home to learn about ‘ghost gear’ and the circular economy. This is the final and twelfth grant awarded […]

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28 Jun 2018 Blog, News

A warm welcome to our new partner Kaira Active, which now also joins our fight against deadly ghost nets and donates to Healthy Seas 1% after every purchase. Kaira Active was created with the idea that clothing should not hold you back. Their anti-microbial, quick-wicking fabric is ideal for a multitude of activities such as […]

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12 Jun 2018 Blog, Events, News

For the divers, volunteers and friends who were part of the #SaveYourBreath event, it was an unforgettable experience. Whether they were above or under the water, each of the 30 some people included in the team, had a special role to carry out. Organising a big event on one of the most popular islands in […]

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07 Jun 2018 Blog, Events, News

The Healthy Seas team together with Cousteau Divers and Ghost Fishing is in Santorini preparing for tomorrow’s big “Save Your Breath” event. Yesterday, we tested the high end live streaming equipment and connection, all sponsored by Seascape Subsea Technology and NanoCosmos. Everything worked perfectly, and we are very excited to share the ghost net dive […]

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Marble swimwear
07 May 2018 Blog, News, Press

“The ocean is, put simply, the planet’s life support system which is why it is so important that we protect its health. If we continue along the current trend, there will be more plastic than fish in our oceans by 2050, a scary prospect. The effects we are having is already devastating – 100,000 marine […]

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27 Apr 2018 Blog, News

What happened with the 375 tons of fishing nets Healthy Seas recovered from the seas and oceans in the last 5 years? You might be wearing them! No longer harming marine life, the nets are regenerated into ECONYL® yarn, out of which sustainable fashion products are created. Find out more in the latest Medium article […]

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