13 Feb 2019 Blog, Video, Partner

Our partner Zoggs, recently launched its new Ecolast™ fabric, primarily made from regenerated ECONYL® yarn. They will be donating 10% of their profits to Healthy Seas. By 2020, Zoggs aim is for 75% of their UK swimwear to be made using recycled materials (60% globally) but their commitment to sustainability doesn’t stop there! The company […]

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12 Apr 2018 Blog, News, Video, Partner

We are happy to welcome on board our new partner Shapes in the Sand  from Australia, 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. Shapes in the […]

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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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05 Nov 2017 Blog, News, Events, Video

Diving at the North Sea is not easy… in many ways. Often our diving trips are cancelled due to bad weather just before the action could take place. A group of enthusiastic volunteer divers are continuously preparing and scheduling trips, but whether they can leave the harbour or not is always a question. This weekend […]

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13 Nov 2017 Blog, News, Events, Video

This weekend, on 18-19 November our divers in Greece will return to the Corinthian Gulf for more ghost net removal. In July, the Ghost Fishing Greece divers removed big amount of ghost nets around 40m length and about 400kg from a shipwreck. The recovered nets were creating not only a death trap for all kinds […]

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06 Nov 2017 Blog, News, Events, Press, Video

On 5-6 October 2017, global leaders were invited in Malta to commit to new actions to ensure sustainable fisheries, to mitigate climate change impacts, to announce new marine protected areas and to fight marine pollution in the framework of the ‘Our Ocean’ conference. Healthy Seas and its partners were organizing various side events in Malta, […]

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30 Oct 2017 Blog, News, Events, Press, Video

This week 550 school children at De Trinoom primary school in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, are learning about plastic pollution, ghost nets, sea turtles and much more…! The programme started today with interactive presentations and games and will finish on Friday with an information market. The children can “breath together” with our divers, try their equipment […]

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17 Jan 2017 News, Video

We are very proud to announce that Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Mr Karmenu Vella, agreed to become an official Healthy Seas ambassador. He confirmed this by recording a video statement, underlining his active support for the work we do. The European Commission considers marine litter a serious problem and therefore sees action leading […]

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02 Dec 2016 Blog, News, Video

Our volunteer divers in Greece are at full speed. After a successful clean-up action at a shipwreck near Patroklos island last month, now they returned to recover ghost nets which were left there by an old fish farm. The diving team managed to collect over 1,5 tons of abandoned nets during two dives. They were […]

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