Peter Verhoog, Nature and Conservation Photographer
20 Sep 2018 Blog, Events, News

Besides our regular diving ghost net recovery missions and collaboration with fishermen to prevent nets from becoming ocean litter, our marine protection work also focuses on educating the younger generation about plastic pollution. On September 18th, together with Grondstofjutters, Herpetofauna Foundation and Tarkett, we welcomed the children from the Basisschool Meander in Tilburg who together […]

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31 Aug 2018 News

To celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8th, 2018, Healthy Seas collaborated with Cousteau Divers and Pierre-Yves Cousteau on a very exciting mission in Santorini, Greece. The Healthy Seas team of expert volunteer divers from Ghost Fishing, supported by Atlantis Dive Center in Oia, recovered a huge ghost net measuring approximately 150 meters. What was […]

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17 Aug 2018 Blog, Events, News, Press

A warm welcome to our new partner Crystal Flow, which now also joins our fight against deadly ghost nets and donates to Healthy Seas 1% after every purchase. Crystal Flow designs are inspired by nature – Caribbean beaches, wild waterfalls and rugged coastlines of Europe and North America. The sportswear designs are made with 100% […]

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11 Aug 2018 Blog, Events, News

On Wednesday August 8th we had planned a ghost net removal trip with diving team Ghost Fishing and partner Bracenet accompanied by public radio and television broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) from Germany. Unfortunately, the weather forecast for that particular day was not good so we moved the trip to August 7th which appeared to be […]

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Peter Verhoog, Nature and Conservation Photographer
09 Aug 2018 Blog

Saturday August 4th, a team of Tarkett / DESSO joined Healthy Seas on a regular North Sea cleanup mission. It was a beautiful day for diving and the diving team of Ghost Fishing went back to the wreck called “Rode Poon” located at 27 nautical miles from Scheveningen resting at 30m of depth. The name […]

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19 Jul 2018 Blog, News, Press

A warm welcome to our new partner Noma Swimwear, an environmentally conscious brand committed to helping the environment and using the regenerated ECONYL® yarn. The fishnets collected by Healthy Seas are brought into the ECONYL® regeneration system, in which they are transformed into new, high-quality nylon yarn. “Noma Swimwear is delighted to support Healthy Seas. With […]

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13 Jul 2018 Blog, Events, News

Dolphins, some of the most fascinating sea creatures, are not only a symbol of friendship and solidarity but their role as hunters is crucial for maintaining the balance in the marine ecosystem as they eat the unhealthy fish, thus preventing infectious diseases from spreading. The “Save Your Breath” event in Santorini (June 8th, 2018) was […]

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10 Jul 2018 Blog, Events, News

A typical quote of a Ghost Fishing diver: “There is no such thing as too many lift bags” and indeed, last weekend was again a perfect example of that when the Ghost Fishing team headed back to the HMS E36, an E-class submarine for the British Royal Navy which sunk in a collision with HMS […]

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09 Jul 2018 Blog, News, Press

Last week, over 17 tons of waste fishing nets were transported to recycling from Greece, thanks to our partner DIOPAS. Since last year, over 32 tons of old fishing nets from Greek fishermen and fish farmers have gone into the recycling process thus ensuring that less waste nets might end up in the Greek seas. Ioakim […]

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09 Jul 2018 Blog, News, Press

We are very pleased to welcome Enaleia, the first school of Professional Fishing in Greece, to our growing list of partners. In the framework of this cooperation, a collection point for old fishing nets was set up together with the Professional Fishermen Association of Microlimano. Through this effort our goal is to see that less […]

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