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16 Jun 2014 News

Last year, an Healthy Seas dive-team undertook several clean-up dives on the Croatian shipwreck MS Argo, one of the most beautiful ships wreck in the Kvarner gulf. Because the divers could then not remove all nets from the wreck, they returned a year later to continue the good work. A report on their experiences for […]

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18 Jun 2014 News, Press

The European retailer Kaufland will be the first partner to sell Healthy Seas socks. From the 23th of June onwards, the socks will be available in all Kaufland stores. The socks are unique and produced with regenerated yarn made from waste, such as fishing nets also recovered by the Healthy Seas initiative. The ECONYL® polyamide […]

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10 Jun 2014 News

Last Saturday 7 June our Belgian diving team the Ecoduikers performed their first clean-up diving trip in the North Sea. Their target shipwreck was the ‘Branlebas‘, a French class Destroyer, built in 1907 and hit by a German mine in 1915. There were two large trawl nets located on the wreck. Diving conditions were perfect […]

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04 Jun 2014 Events

We are at the Green Week this week, which theme – Circular Economy; saving resources, creating jobs – perfectly matches our Healthy Seas mission. During the opening session on Tuesday 3 June, EU Commissioner for Environment Janez Potocnik strongly pointed out that the “circular economy will be the great innovation challenge for the next decade”. […]

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02 Jun 2014 News

Last year, the Healthy Seas diving team Ghost Fishing undertook several clean-up dives to the Croatian shipwreck MS Argo. They stripped the bow of the wreck of heavy trawler nets and other lost fishing gear. Because the divers weren’t able to clean the full wreck it was decided to continue their removal efforts in 2014. […]

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13 May 2014 Events

To ensure the sustainable management of marine litter, in particular abandoned fishing nets, in the Adriatic Sea, Healthy Seas and DeFishGear project joined forces at the end of April 2014. While preparing to clean up derelict fishing gear from all reefs and some selected wrecks, the two organizations are also working to raise awareness and […]

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14 May 2014 Events

On 14 May 2014, the official Belgium Healthy Seas kick off took place in Ostend, during a press event “Together towards a waste free North Sea”, organized by the Foundation for Sustainable Fisheries Development (Stichting voor Duurzame Visserijontwikkeling), together with Healthy Seas, WasteFreeOceans, Ecodivers Belgium and other partners. Vice Prime Minister of Belgium, also Minister […]

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29 Apr 2014 News

Saturday 26 April, the first Healthy Seas clean-up diving trip took place in the North Sea. The first shipwreck our professional volunteer divers visited, about 33 miles out in the open sea, was the ‘Chamber-pot wreck’. Because of the turbulent weather, resulting in big waves, five divers became seasick. Without them, the rest of the […]

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25 Apr 2014 News

This Saturday 26 April, the first clean-up diving trip of the year will take place in the Dutch North Sea. One of the activities of our Healthy Seas volunteer divers will be a visit to the ‘Pispottenwrak’, or Chamber-pot wreck, to recover its ghost fishing nets. As planned, divers will continue the battle against lost […]

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02 Apr 2014 Press

2 April 2014 PRESS RELEASE – HEALTHY SEAS ECNC Land & Sea Group, Aquafil and Star Sock Desso, the global carpets, carpet tiles and sports pitches company, today announced its participation in ‘Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear’. Desso is the second major flooring company to participate in Healthy Seas. Over 50% of […]

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12 Mar 2014 News

Want to know how many fishing nets we recovered and where? Want to know our activities from last year? Here is a quick recap with our top results and activities in 2013. Hope you enjoy it!

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