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14 May 2017 Blog

“Success is 90% preparation and only 10% perspiration” Awaiting the North Sea diving season our divers spend their time well on diving and safety training, practicing procedures and designing new ones but also they hardly needed maintenance of their diving gear. For dive and procedure training they visit mainly local Dutch lakes but of course […]

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02 May 2017 Blog, News

We like to inspire! The love for the seas and oceans led university student Heather Nixon to Healthy Seas and ECONYL® – The result? A beautiful project at North Carolina State University… Why sustainability is important in fashion? Learn more about a personal story from this interview: http://www.econyl.com/blog/fashion/inspired-by-the-econyl-story/

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27 Mar 2017 Blog, News

What a happy day for us! After only half a year of cooperation we received the first donation from Bracenet about € 3.500! Bracenet develops fashion bracelets from ghost nets and joined forces with Healthy Seas and its many partners, to work together for cleaner and healthier seas. The unique wristbands are made of the […]

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03 Mar 2017 Blog

Bracenet develops fashion bracelets from ghost nets and joined forces with Healthy Seas and its many partners, to work together for cleaner and healthier seas. The unique wristbands are made of the waste fishing nets that are collected by Healthy Seas and Ghost Fishing. The nets are cleaned and sorted by Nofir AS and then […]

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27 Feb 2017 Blog

Last week again ca. 5,5 tons of waste fishing nets were transported to recycling from Greece. Many thanks to our partners: Kastelorizo fish farm, the fishermen associations of Alimos and Mikrolimano for collecting their nets for us and keeping the sea clean and healthy. You can almost smell these nets in the video below… Healthy […]

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16 Feb 2017 Blog, News

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 Blog, News

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 Blog, Events, News

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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31 Jan 2017 Events

On Wednesday 25th January, around 120 children and parents from the Annie M.G. Schmidtschool and day-care centre 2Samen participated in our Healthy Seas beach clean-up. They bravely faced the cold for more than an hour, collecting over 330 kilograms of litter from the Dutch beach of Scheveningen. Upon return they weighed their bags at the […]

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17 Jan 2017 News, Video

We are very proud to announce that Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Mr Karmenu Vella, agreed to become an official Healthy Seas ambassador. He confirmed this by recording a video statement, underlining his active support for the work we do. The European Commission considers marine litter a serious problem and therefore sees action leading […]

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