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19 Feb 2018 Blog, Events, News

We are proud to present our results of the last five years! To date Healthy Seas collected 375 tons, that’s 826.000 pounds of nets and lost fishing gear with the help of divers and fishermen. Many marine animals have been rescued and many cases of trapped animals we have prevented. This amount of nets equals […]

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10 Feb 2018 Blog, Events, News

Yesterday about 12 tons of waste fishing nets were transported to recycling from the Netherlands, thanks to the fishermen in Den Oever. Healthy Seas is collecting waste fishing nets from Den Oever since the start of our initiative in 2013. Until today about 74 tons of old fishing nets have been collected by these fishermen […]

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05 Feb 2018 Blog, News, Press

A warm welcome to our new partner Selvaggi Swimwear from Mexico, an eco-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. “There is something very satisfying about taking marine litter […]

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31 Jan 2018 Blog, Events, News

Our Ghost Fishing Greece divers kicked off the year with a successful diving trip on 27-28 January. Everything went perfect and the team managed to remove a big piece of ghost net from the shipwreck “Stymfalia” in the Gulf of Corinth in Greece. The net was dangerous for marine life. Millions of animals, including sharks, […]

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29 Jan 2018 Blog, Events, News

This year the world’s greatest boat & water sports show took place between 20-28 January. Boot Düsseldorf set records this year: 1,923 exhibitors from 68 different countries presented yachts, boats and accessories for all water sports activities on 220,000 square metres of stand space. Messe Düsseldorf CEO Werner M. Dornscheidt: “These figures are unique in […]

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New Accessories range
23 Jan 2018 Blog, News

Healthy Seas is proud to cooperate with Everybody Sun & Swimwear and receive 1% donation after every purchased product from their beautiful sustainable collection. Katrina Gudgeon, Designer & Founder shared with us her thoughts and inspiration, right from the beginning: “Ever since I was a small child the ocean has played an enormous role in […]

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EU Plastic Strategy new
18 Jan 2018 Blog, News

Plastic is fantastic – but the way we design, produce, and dispose of plastic products is not. On 16 January the EU published the new Plastics Strategy, to make plastics in Europe last longer, easier to collect, reuse & recycle. It also tackles the problem of lost fishing gear and ghost fishing. The discarded, lost, […]

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17 Jan 2018 Blog, Events, News

We just finished two busy and successful days in London, participating at the Fashion SVP event on 16-17 January. The public and the industry showed great interest in the Healthy Seas initiative and the sustainable socks, which are produced by one of our founding partner, Star Sock. The socks are made of ECONYL® yarn (which is […]

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12 Jan 2018 Blog, News, Press, Video

„We want the seas to be heard!” – In case you missed it, here you can watch (again) the report about Bracenet and our cooperation which was at the TV programme DAS!  at NDR in Germany yesterday evening. https://www.ndr.de/fernsehen/sendungen/das/Bracenets-Armbaender-aus-Geisternetzen-,dasx13184.html Bracenet develops fashion bracelets from ghost nets and joined forces with Healthy Seas and its partners […]

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10 Jan 2018 Blog, News

Our volunteer divers just never stop! On 27-28 December the Ghost Fishing Greece divers closed down the year with a successful diving trip and manage to remove two big pieces of ghost nets from a shipwreck in the Gulf of Corinth in Greece. This was the 5th dive this year on the shipwreck “Stymfalia”. In spite […]

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18 Dec 2017 Blog, News

Healthy Seas is proud to cooperate with Woodlike Ocean and receive 1% donation after every purchased product from their beautiful sustainable collection. Mauricio Palma, Brand Director & Co-Founder shared some inspiring insights with us: “At Woodlike Ocean, we exclusively use ECONYL®️ yarn in our swimwear fabrics, which includes also the fishing nets recovered by the […]

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07 Dec 2017 Blog, Events, News

Last year Healthy Seas partner MEDASSET organized in a Greece a Fashion Design Competition and Exhibition. The garments designed and presented in the exhibition have all been created by students and recent graduates of the Fashion Department of AKTO College of Art and Design. They were finalists in the competition “Healthy Seas: A Journey from […]

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