In the past year, we had the privilege of being involved in 2 missions whose aim was not only to clean up the sea of lost fishing gear, but also to promote the need for the establishment of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Santorini (Greece) and the Aeolian Islands (Italy). Well-managed, well-sized, well-protected marine sanctuaries have proved […]

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26 Nov 2018 Blog, News, Partner

In October 2018, during our mission in the Aeolian Islands, we were joined by Venetia Falconer, a London based producer and presenter. Venetia followed our mission in order to share it with her thousands of followers, which she did with utmost success. Venetia, who is also an ambassador for eco fashion, had on a swimsuit […]

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23 Nov 2018 Blog, Partner

We are very happy to welcome Lanius to the growing list of companies who join us as partners and support our mission! The brand’s motto is “Love Fashion / Think Organic / Be Responsible” and they will be donating 10% of the sum of every sale on Friday, November 23rd to our environmental initiative. Why did you […]

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20 Nov 2018 Blog, Partner

More and more companies are taking a stand against Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year due to big sales and equally big marketing campaigns. The reason for this lies in the fact that the Black Friday ‘ideal’ has become obsolete, since it perpetuates the problem of extreme unsustainable consumption. Anyone who is looking to the future […]

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15 Oct 2018 Blog, News, Education

In 2012, the “Out to Sea? The Plastic Garbage Project” exhibition opened in the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich. Since then, it has travelled to many countries all around the world. Lately, the Museum updated the exhibition to include Healthy Seas among other ocean conservation initiatives. The updated exhibition will tour in more than 15 countries […]

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25 Sep 2018 Blog, Partner

We are excited to welcome Girlfriend Collective on board the growing list of companies who support the mission of Healthy Seas. They will be donating 1% from every purchase of their new sustainable line to our work. Girlfriend Collective is based in Seattle, Washington, and focuses on the production of minimal, luxurious, and eco-friendly active-wear. Part […]

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20 Sep 2018 Blog, News, Mediterranean Sea

On Sunday, September 16th, the team of Ghost Fishing Greece supported by the Municipality of Fournoi Korseon, Korseai- Institute of Historical and Archaeological Research, the Professional Fisherman Association of Fournoi, Thimena Cultural Association and AquaTec Divers Training, carried out a ghost net removal mission in Fournoi, a complex of small Greek islands in the Northern […]

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20 Sep 2018 Blog, News, Events, North Sea, Education

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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