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03 Dec 2015 News

We are proud and happy to announce another great new partnership with the clothing company World Awear! World Awear was founded to bring awareness to important causes while acting as a platform for people to discover unique brands. For every item purchased, customers choose a charity they would like to support. World Awear then gives 10% of […]

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12 Nov 2015 News, Press

The Urk fishing community, the municipality of Urk, and Healthy Seas have today signed a cooperation agreement in Urk, the Netherlands. This agreement marks the start of cooperation to bring the old fishing nets from Urk into the Healthy Seas recycling process and so to ensure that as few nets as possible end up in […]

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02 Nov 2015 News

2015 marks the 5th anniversary of the Dutch Food Filmfestival, which is celebrated with a tour around the Netherlands. Starting in June the Food Filmfestival on tour visited several cities with a travelling program of food, film and live talk shows about important food issues. Last Saturday 1 November, the Food Filmfestival took place in […]

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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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