08 Apr 2019 Blog, Events

On Thursday, April 4th, together with Herpetofauna Foundation, we visited the Floralaan Primary School in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Over 300 children and their parents came to see the educational programme which we organized to captivate their interest in ghost nets and our environmental work. The interactive event included diving equipment, fishing nets, sustainable products by […]

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30 Oct 2018 Blog, Events, Press

From 3-5 November, together with the Greek chapter of the Ghost Fishing Foundation we are carrying out a ghost net recovery mission at one of Greece’s few seahorse colonies. During the 3-day mission, the divers will also target a unique reef which attracts plentiful sea life. In the past few years, the reef is covered by fishing […]

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20 Sep 2018 Blog, News, Events

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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17 Aug 2018 Blog, News, Events, 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, News, Events

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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13 Jul 2018 Blog, News, Events

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, News, Events

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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02 Jul 2018 Blog, News, Events, Press, Video

At the last stopover of the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, team members from Vestas 11th Hour Racing spent the morning on a dive vessel meeting with staff and volunteers of Healthy Seas. Sailors took time before heading home to learn about ‘ghost gear’ and the circular economy. This is the final and twelfth grant awarded […]

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12 Jun 2018 Blog, News, Events

For the divers, volunteers and friends who were part of the #SaveYourBreath event, it was an unforgettable experience. Whether they were above or under the water, each of the 30 some people included in the team, had a special role to carry out. Organising a big event on one of the most popular islands in […]

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