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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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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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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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28 May 2013 Events

Ghost Fishing, Scuba Academy and Krnica Dive (located on the eastern coast of Istria, Croatia, in a small village called Krnica) have joined forces to free the MS Argo shipwreck from the ghost nets that have completely covered the wreck. A team of eight Dutch and Croatian divers will execute the project in five days, […]

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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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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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13 Jan 2013 Video

A video by Martina Wing from Ocean Wings Hawaii, Inc. showing the rescue of a wild Bottlenose Dolphin from fishing gear entangled between its mouth and left pectoral fin. The diver is a professional dive master who is experienced in removing fishing gear from Manta Rays. The rescue takes place after more or less four […]

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