On 22 May 2013, the Healthy Seas Initiative signed a lease agreement for a location in Scheveningen harbour, in the municipality of The Hague (the Netherlands). A waste fishing net reception facility will be established there, for temporary storage of marine litter. Now that we have a location, we can actively approach organizations than can provide waste fishing nets!
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 […]Read More