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12 Nov 2015 News, Press

The Urk fishing community, the municipality of Urk, and Healthy Seas have today signed a cooperation agreement in Urk, the Netherlands. This agreement marks the start of cooperation to bring the old fishing nets from Urk into the Healthy Seas recycling process and so to ensure that as few nets as possible end up in […]

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29 Apr 2015 Blog, Events, News, Press

It is not common to see a red scorpionfish in the shallow waters of the Adriatic Sea, but there he was struggling to be saved from the fishing net where he was trapped. This adventure started long before the meeting with our Scorpion fish friend. It started nearly 2 years ago when  Healthy Seas was in […]

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Unwanted Burden
27 Mar 2015 Blog, Press

An article on Medium talking about the problem of ghost nets and how Healthy Seas came up with a solution based on collaboration and a broader vision of the problem from prevention to collection and recycling of ghost nets. Hope you enjoy it!  

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12 Mar 2015 Blog, Press

Our journey from waste to wear was just featured on LtEconomy. This online magazine focuses on the concept of long term economy  and supports behaviors that ensures a better future to the following generations. Check out: http://buff.ly/1xk9Nzp 

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18 Dec 2014 News, Press

Members of Parliament in the UK wore Healthy Seas socks this week in order to show support for World Animal Protection’s Sea Change campaign. By posting ‘footsies’ showing their Healthy Seas socks in Twitter, they publicly endorsed the campaign. Jointly aiming to reduce the amount of lost and discarded fishing gear that harms and entangles […]

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20 Nov 2014 Events, News, Press

From November 13-14, 2014, Healthy Seas attended and supported the inaugural roundtable meeting of the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Organized by World Animal Protection, the roundtable meeting brought together UN agencies, industry leaders and non-governmental organizations to address the growing issue of ghost gear in oceans. The initiative aims to achieve […]

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6.000 kilo's of nets are recovered from the North Sea in the weekend of 25 en 26 Oktober 2014. Foto: Peter Verhoog
27 Oct 2014 News, Press

The last salvage trip of the season collected 6,000 kg of nets from the North Sea. This brings the total for the year to 29,000 kg of nets recovered in the Dutch and Belgian North Sea and offered for recycling. This is almost 10,000 kg more than last year. In 2014 the number of diving […]

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16 Oct 2014 Events, News, Press

With the Port of Ancona promoted as national ‘collection point’ and trawl vessels becoming involved for the benefit of the environment, the Adriatic Sea becomes a pioneer throughout the Mediterranean for the recovery and regeneration of abandoned fishing nets lying on the seabed. This initiative is made possible thanks to a unique partnership between researchers, […]

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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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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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