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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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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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19 Dec 2016 Blog, News

Menswear luxury brand Brioni joined the Healthy Seas Initiative, and is providing support through the sale of sustainable notebooks in selected Brioni stores worldwide. The notebook covers are made of unused fabrics from the production of Brioni’s exclusive garments. The notebooks also contain a bookmark explaining the mission of the Healthy Seas Initiative, as well […]

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07 Dec 2016 Blog, News

Exciting news! The Healthy Seas Fashion Exhibition arrived to Deltapark Neeltje Jans in the Netherlands and will be open to the public on 26 December. So far, the exhibition has been seen by over 400,000 visitors in Greece. Join our journey from waste to wear, learn more about the problem of ghost nets, recycling, circular […]

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09 Dec 2016 Blog, News

Last weekend our Greek divers did it again! On 3 December they returned to Patroklos island and after a successful clean-up action, with the help of a crane they managed to collect over two tons of abandoned nets from an old fishing farm. Since this was the last diving trip of 2016, on behalf of […]

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02 Dec 2016 Blog, News, Video

Our volunteer divers in Greece are at full speed. After a successful clean-up action at a shipwreck near Patroklos island last month, now they returned to recover ghost nets which were left there by an old fish farm. The diving team managed to collect over 1,5 tons of abandoned nets during two dives. They were […]

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01 Dec 2016 Blog, News

Thanks to the efforts of our partner MEDASSET-Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles in Greece, we are happy to announce a new partnership with Andromeda Group, a leading aquaculture company in the Mediterranean! Last week, 25 tonnes of old fishing nets were collected from the Andromeda Group’s installation at Vonitsa, Greece and shipped by […]

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06 Oct 2016 Blog, News

BRACENET – SAVE THE SEAS. WEAR A NET. The pollution of the oceans has reached shocking proportions but still this problem is not getting appropriate coverage in the media. Bracenet has set itself the task of drawing attention to a serious problem which is affecting our seas and oceans: the so-called ghost nets. The discarded, […]

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04 Oct 2016 News

Leading designer and manufacturer of floor coverings, Milliken, has joined Healthy Seas. Milliken uses our ECONYL® yarn which is made with recycled fishnets, for their carpets. Alison Kitchingman, Director of Marketing and Design at Milliken said: “In line with our commitment to making a positive impact on workplace health, wellbeing and the environment we are delighted […]

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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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