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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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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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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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19 Feb 2018 Blog, Events, News

We are proud to present our results of the last five years! To date Healthy Seas collected 375 tons, that’s 826.000 pounds of nets and lost fishing gear with the help of divers and fishermen. Many marine animals have been rescued and many cases of trapped animals we have prevented. This amount of nets equals […]

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10 Feb 2018 Blog, Events, News

Yesterday about 12 tons of waste fishing nets were transported to recycling from the Netherlands, thanks to the fishermen in Den Oever. Healthy Seas is collecting waste fishing nets from Den Oever since the start of our initiative in 2013. Until today about 74 tons of old fishing nets have been collected by these fishermen […]

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31 Jan 2018 Blog, Events, News

Our Ghost Fishing Greece divers kicked off the year with a successful diving trip on 27-28 January. Everything went perfect and the team managed to remove a big piece of ghost net from the shipwreck “Stymfalia” in the Gulf of Corinth in Greece. The net was dangerous for marine life. Millions of animals, including sharks, […]

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29 Jan 2018 Blog, Events, News

This year the world’s greatest boat & water sports show took place between 20-28 January. Boot Düsseldorf set records this year: 1,923 exhibitors from 68 different countries presented yachts, boats and accessories for all water sports activities on 220,000 square metres of stand space. Messe Düsseldorf CEO Werner M. Dornscheidt: “These figures are unique in […]

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