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Before the Flood

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I recently moved and I now live a 45 min bike ride away from my work. On the route I take I pass streams, city traffic, and canals. Typical Dutch countryside. It seems perfect, but looks can be deceiving.  On

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Clear Water Day 2016

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On August 6th the second edition of Clear Water Day took place. The day itself was combined with the anniversary of 150 years of Schiermonnikoog as a bathing beach and it was great. The weather at first was somewhat cloudy, which was good

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Gemsita

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At Stichting Clear Water Initiative we’re always looking for partnerships with like-minded people and companies. Gemsita is one those companies. It was created by Gemma Hendra, out of a passion for board sports, for the ocean, and for wanting to share

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Edible Six Pack Rings

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We all, or at least most us, have gone out and bought a six pack. Most of us throw the plastic container in a bin, but some of us don’t, or it blows away from the deck of a ship

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Beach Cleanup: The City Edition Groningen

Iedereen heeft er wel eens van gehoord gehoord, een Beach Cleanup. Afval en andere aangespoelde rotzooi van het strand halen. Maar wat niet iedereen weet is dat 80% van de troep afkomstig is van land. Stichting Clear Water Initiative wil

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An Idea Worth Spreading

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Two weeks ago I went to a TEDx meeting. It was great! All those people sharing their ideas, that got me thinking.  What are ideas worth spreading? I believe I have such a story. A story which is an idea worth

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Education and Prevention

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I can’t decide whether to write this in Dutch or to keep on going in English. I think it will be the latter, for that way a bigger audience can be reached and since we want to raise more awareness

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