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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