koru
04 Nov 2013 News

We’re happy to announce that Koru, an American brand that produces eco-friendly swimwear using ECONYL® nylon yarn will join the Healthy Seas initiative! Koru will become our partner through the “1% for the Planet” program, an alliance of over 1,200 member companies in 48 countries that give one percent of their revenues to environmental causes. Koru, […]

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30 Oct 2013 News

A survey by Accenture unveils that top CEOs are showing declining interest for sustainability measures in businesses. A possible way to overcome this starting inertia was suggested by some CEOs who see collaboration between businesses and NGOs, even across sectors, as the most productive form of initiative. Now, fortunately that’s the very concept of our Healthy Seas […]

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Net Effect by Interface3
30 Oct 2013 News, Press

Interface officially announced its participation in Healthy Seas, joining us in the journey from waste to wear! Interface is a global leader in the design and production of carpet tiles. Commenting on joining the initiative, Interface VP & Chief Innovations Officer Nigel Stansfield said: “Interface is delighted to be involved in the Healthy Seas initiative as […]

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27 Sep 2013 News

The Healthy Seas pilot project in the North Sea region is showing very promising results so far, thanks to our divers, our partners and all the other helping hands. Along our journey from waste to wear we got to know many organizations – commercial and non-profit – that spare no pains to protect the beauty […]

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Scheveningen
23 Sep 2013 News

Healthy Seas have great reason to celebrate! We have reached an important milestone in our successful pilot project in the North Sea region. More than 20 tons of discarded fishing nets have been brought in so far. This success gives us all reasons and confidence to move forward with our new pilots in the Adriatic […]

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love blue
28 Aug 2013 News

ECNC Group, one of the founding partners of Healthy Seas, is a new nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet, an alliance of over 1,200 member companies in 48 countries that give one percent of their revenues to environmental causes. This partnership places ECNC Group among a diverse global network of environmental organizations. 1% for […]

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12.000k fishing nets
25 Jun 2013 News

Now, that just topped everything we were hoping to expect. This July, when the volunteer divers of the Expedition Brown Ridge returned to Scheveningen harbor they had no less than 2.000 kilograms of fishing nets on board, all of which were recovered from the wrecks on the Brown Ridge in the North Sea. And this is only […]

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FOTO Sven Bender
25 Jun 2013 News

Mission accomplished! The relentless divers of Ghost Fishing and Krnica Dive in Croatia have successfully completed one phase of Project Argo. In five days of diving, they stripped the bow of the wreck MS Argo of heavy trawler nets and other lost fishing gear. And while they were at it, the Ghost Fishing diving team […]

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22 May 2013 News

On 22 May 2013, the Healthy Seas Initiative signed a lease agreement for a location in Scheveningen harbour, in the municipality of The Hague (the Netherlands). A waste fishing net reception facility will be established there, for temporary storage of marine litter. Now that we have a location, we can actively approach organizations than can […]

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Copyright-Quint-Peter-ok
10 May 2013 News

The International Conference on Prevention and Management of Marine Litter in European Seas was held in Berlin, Germany, 10 – 12 April 2013. The conference participants, which included a wide array of stakeholders, government representatives, businesses and regional organisations, analysed the issues at stake, reviewed current efforts and suggested ways forward in order to address […]

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