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11 Aug 2017 Blog, Events, News

Our Greek divers headed in July to a group of islets known as the Lichadonisia. The area is a hotspot for biodiversity and proposed to be part of the NATURA 2000 network in the future, since the highly endangered Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) is also living in this area. Check out this nice rapportage […]

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Ghostfishing & Bracenet
10 Aug 2017 Blog, Events, News

Our partner Bracenet joined us at the North Sea diving trip last weekend, 6 August, and helped to recover some nasty ghost nets. Many thanks for everyone involved! In about 4 weeks there will be new Bracenets available for you in the online shop at www.bracenet.net. Stay tuned! The unique wristbands are made of the […]

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08 Aug 2017 Blog, Events, News

On Saturday, 5 August Ghost Fishing UK team members were joined by Healthy Seas, Milliken and Aquafil to clean up the popular wreck of the James Eagan Layne in Plymouth, UK. The team showed up at various stages of Friday midnight, exhausted after their work and journeys but showed incredible commitment to have the boat […]

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04 Aug 2017 Blog, News

According to a joint report by the FAO (United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation) and UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme), an estimated 640,000 tonnes of fishing nets are left in our oceans each year, accounting for one-tenth of all marine litter. These nets, sometimes called “ghost nets”, can often be found on and around shipwrecks. […]

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03 Aug 2017 Blog, News

The weekend of July 22 & 23, two Dutch diving teams head to the North Sea from two different harbors in The Netherlands. Ghost Fishing is leaving from Scheveningen (west) and Diving team Zeester is leaving from Lauwersoog (north) for two days! They all have the same mission: Lost fishing gear removal for Healthy Seas. […]

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26 Jul 2017 Blog, News

On 22-23 July, the Ghost Fishing Greece divers removed big amount of ghost nets around 40m length and about 400kg from a shipwreck in the Korinthian Gulf in Greece. On Saturday the weather and the visibility unfortunately wasn’t an ally for our divers, so on their first dive they couldn’t found the wreck and had […]

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17 Jul 2017 Blog, News

The first diving mission of 2017 in Greece has been very successful! Our Greek divers kicked off the Healthy Seas diving season in Greece on 8 July with the first ghost net removal action of the year. The target area was a group of islets known as the Lichadonisia, which is a hotspot for biodiversity. […]

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14 Jun 2017 Blog, News

Last weekend, June 10th, we had the official kick off for the Healthy Seas diving season 2017 at the North Sea with our partner Ghost Fishing. The lost fishing gear removal action was executed at the shipwreck ‘Rode Poon’ (Red Gurnard), infamous by the huge amounts of lost gear present on the shipwreck. The visibility […]

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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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