A step closer towards Circular Economy for BlueCycle project as we welcome as a partner the Association of Hellenic Plastic Industries. Increasing the use of recycled plastic by industry is a goal for the whole of Europe, in line with the latest European Directive of 5 June 2019 and the BlueCycle program is helping to Continue reading "%s"
The legendary HMS PERSEUS submarine, which sunk off Cefalonia on 6 December 1941, became our field of action in order to “liberate” it from the abandoned nets accumulated in the spot. The mission was organized by Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, well-known for its maritime history and research activity, in cooperation with Aegean Rebreath, and delivered a Continue reading "%s"
A ghostfishing expedition was carried out on Sunday 2 June 2 2019, for a sea clean-up at the island of Salamina, in Attica. Together with our partners from Aegean Rebreath and of course “Ama, the ghost net hunter”, our ROV, we dived in a reef where a significant quantity of abandoned nets was detected. After Continue reading "%s"
The new acquisition of the BlueCycle program is “Ama”, the underwater drone that will help Aegean Rebreath track the abandoned nets at the bottom of the Greek seas. Named after the Japan’s famous women pearl divers, Ama also has the possibility of broadcasting via live streaming the ghostfishing action. Follow #Ama_the_ghostnet_hunter to her adventures! Continue reading "%s"
Presentation of the BlueCycle initiative at the Conference “Single use plastic. Today a rule, tomorrow an exception” The main activities of the BlueCycle initiative were presented by Suzanna Laskaridis, director of the programme, at the conference organized by the A. C. Laskaridis Charitable Foundation and the Network for the Marine Environment. Being informed about the Continue reading "%s"