Thanks to our partner Enaleia, unemployed young people in Greece are educated about sustainable fisheries and fishing tourism. Enaleia is a social enterprise aiming to make the marine ecosystem sustainable. They created the first professional fishing school in Greece in 2016 and have been our partner since 2017. Thanks to our cooperation, the students are […]

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  We just got back from Lipari, a small island in the Aeolian Archipelago where together with Ghost Fishing, the Aeolian Islands Preservation Fund and Blue Marine Foundation we carried out a 6-day long World Oceans Day mission, which resulted in cleaning up 5 tons of ghost nets from the seabed. The volunteer divers who came from […]

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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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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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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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31 Aug 2018 News, Mediterranean Sea

To celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8th, 2018, Healthy Seas collaborated with Cousteau Divers and Pierre-Yves Cousteau on a very exciting mission in Santorini, Greece. The Healthy Seas team of expert volunteer divers from Ghost Fishing, supported by Atlantis Dive Center in Oia, recovered a huge ghost net measuring approximately 150 meters. What was […]

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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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