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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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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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27 Mar 2017 Blog, News

What a happy day for us! After only half a year of cooperation we received the first donation from Bracenet about € 3.500! Bracenet develops fashion bracelets from ghost nets and joined forces with Healthy Seas and its many partners, to work together for cleaner and healthier seas. The unique wristbands are made of the […]

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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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