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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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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Beach Clean-up Scheveningen LR-18
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 in the Netherlands. They bravely faced the cold for more than an hour, collecting over 330 kilograms of litter from the North Sea coast at Scheveningen. Upon return they weighed […]

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03 Oct 2016 Blog, Events, News

Healthy Seas presented its journey from waste to wear at the Green Bubbles Open Workshop in Portofino (26-27 September) while raising awareness about marine litter and showing that in circular economy waste is a resource. The workshop hosted 50+ participants from academia, diving industry, authorities, press and NGOs. The event offered a great opportunity to […]

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31 May 2015 Blog, Events, News

The ECNC Group and the Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development (MIO-ECSDE) together with MEDASSET (Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles), Aquafil and Nofir held a workshop at the European Maritime Day 2015 entitled “Innovative business models for marine litter in Europe”. The growing threat of marine litter and derelict fishing gear […]

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29 Apr 2015 Blog, Events, News, Press

It is not common to see a red scorpionfish in the shallow waters of the Adriatic Sea, but there he was struggling to be saved from the fishing net where he was trapped. This adventure started long before the meeting with our Scorpion fish friend. It started nearly 2 years ago when  Healthy Seas was in […]

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Piraeus
11 May 2015 Blog, Events

Marine litter, in particular derelict fishing gear, is a growing environmental threat, posing risks to wildlife and humans and impacting crucial economic sectors, such as fisheries and the maritime sector. This year, the European Maritime Day will focus on the role of ports and coasts as gateways to maritime growth, addressing job creation, sustainability and […]

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07 May 2015 Blog, Events, News

On April 30th, Healthy Seas met with students at the A.Volta middle school in Ancona, Italy to explain how the initiative works and to talk about the collaboration with local fishermen at Ancona Harbor and DeFishGear. Maria Giovanna Sandrini from Aquafil explained the dangers of ghostnets and why it is important to recover them and […]

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