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  • The Ghost Gear Jumper

    Following the first #Net_Hack_Challenge event held at the University of the Creative Arts (UCA), UK in Autumn 2016, MA craft and design student Jennifer Jones has recently unveiled her Ghost Gear jumper entitled “Trapped”. The creation has been hand woven from mono-filament yarn with channelled pockets composed of salvaged, discarded fishing gear and sea shells. […]

  • World Aquariums Against Marine Litter

    The European Commission is calling all aquariums to join a global awareness raising action about marine litter. Marine pollution is one of the key topics of the Our Ocean Conference. Every year millions of tons of litter end up in the ocean. It is estimated that by 2050 our seas could contain more plastic than […]

  • Circular Thinking in Reykjavik

    The award winning transnational European Circular Ocean Project brought it’s unique eco-innovative thinking to Reykjavik, Iceland this month for a two day Innovation Conference, in conjunction with Innovation Center Iceland and the Reykjavik School of Visual Arts. Tackling the issue of marine plastic pollution in the Northern Periphery & Arctic Region, the event gathered project […]