GreekDiving
19 Oct 2015 News

Last weekend, the Innerspace Explorers Greece diving team performed a Healthy Seas clean-up diving trip near the Island of Romvi in Tolo, Peloponnese. Approximately 300 kilograms of ghostnets were recovered, from three locations in Tolo-Argolida. Through our partner MEDASSET-Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles we continue collecting derelict fishing nets in Greece this year […]

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30 Sep 2015 News

Last weekend the annual beach clean-up on the Dutch Wadden island of Terschelling took place. More than 160 volunteers collected many bags of debris from the beach, including one full BigBag of fishnets weighing more or less one ton! These nets are going to be recycled by Healthy Seas. As well as cleaning the beach, […]

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Ghostfishing Scapa Flow
22 Sep 2015 News

Last week our Dutch diving team was in Orkney, Scotland to execute a 5-day lost fishing gear removal project in Scapa Flow. This unique project is a collaboration between World Animal Protection UK, Healthy Seas, local fishermen and diving team Ghost Fishing with 13 divers from England, Scotland and the Netherlands. Together we removed 60 creel […]

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21 Sep 2015 News

Healthy Seas was represented at the official launch of the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) in London on 10-11 September 2015. There is a growing body of evidence that marine litter, in particular derelict fishing gear, poses serious environmental, conservation, animal welfare and human health problems and entails considerable economic costs, all of which are […]

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03 Sep 2015 News

Indigo Sage, a women’s lifestyle brand, joins the “journey from waste to wear” as Healthy Seas’ newest partner. Taleah Smith, the woman behind the brand, creates handmade, sustainable swimwear made from recycled textiles, including ECONYL®, and also natural fabrics such as bamboo, organic cotton and silk. The company is based in Hawaii, inspiring Taleah to incorporate […]

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08 Sep 2015 News

The Healthy Seas family continues to grow as we welcome our newest partner, Sea Breaze Technical Diving Facility. Sea Breaze is a dedicated dive center in Greece that offers high quality services to those who are interested in exploring the marine life, caves and the wrecks in Saronic Gulf & Mediterranean Sea. Sea Breaze joins MEDASSET […]

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24 Jul 2015 News

Carpet manufacturer modulyss® has joined Healthy Seas as an associate partner member. modulyss® designs and manufacturers carpet tiles for the international contract market from its dedicated facility in Belgium. Their ingenious production process enables them to deliver carpet tiles that stretch the boundaries of performance and design to deliver excellent products. Pairing ECONYL® 100% regenerated […]

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Ghostfishing
06 Jul 2015 News

The diving season started already a month ago but unfortunately the weather didn’t allow us to sail out much. Our Belgium diving team ‘Ecoduikers’ started a couple of weeks ago, filling 9 postbags with approximately 150 kilograms of lost fishing nets from the shipwrecks S.S. Laura and MHS Achilles. Yesterday, Sunday 4 July, the first clean-up […]

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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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Thank-You-OPC
26 May 2015 Blog, News

We made it! A huge thank you to everybody who supported our crowdfunding campaign! Thanks to your donations, we actually exceeded our target by 20% – collecting almost 18,000 euros!! This is incredible, and we sincerely thank you for your trust in us. As you can see at our Facebook page, we already started our […]

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Medasset
25 May 2015 Blog, News

Healthy Seas and MEDASSET have agreed to join forces in the battle against marine litter. Starting this week, they will work together to reduce the harm fishnets cause by involving divers, fishermen and other stakeholders in Greece. The cooperation was officially launched on 24 May, with the clean-up diving action that was performed by the […]

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Al-Jazeera
19 May 2015 Blog, News, Video

The first time we talked with people of Earthrise team and explained them what the Healthy Seas initiative is, they were overwhelmed by the amount of information, names, subjects involved and activities going on behind this project, but they loved it. It took time to discover every piece of this journey from marine waste to […]

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