Hookpod; technology to save seabirds and turtles

by Becky in Dartington, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 10th June 2018 we successfully raised £72,997 with 487 supporters in 10 days

We work to make longline fishing safe for marine wildlife, saving seabirds and potentially turtles from becoming bycatch in tuna fisheries.

by Becky in Dartington, England, United Kingdom

Hello to all our supporters from Crowdfunder :)
I am delighted to bring you the news that Pete and Ben Kibel, inventors and creators of the Hookpod design, have been selected as finalists in the European Patent Office Inventors Award 2021. This is amazing news and could obviously result in a…

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Hi there Hookpod supporters.
For anyone who donated in the second round between 1-10th June, I just wanted to be sure that the rewards have been recorded properly. I have a list generated by Crowdfunder which stores your details and rewards and for this second round it has said that no…

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Hi there
With today being World Oceans Day, it seemed appropriate to send an update and with just TWO DAYS left we are trying to get as close to our stretch target of £80,000 as we can! 
I was looking for a shocking graph to highlight how dramatically seabirds are decreasing, but…

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This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

A thank you for helping

A thank you for helping to make the seas safer for seabirds, especially albatrosses, as well as turtles.

£10 or more

44 of 300 claimed

A beautiful hand-illustrated card

A beautiful hand-illustrated, limited edition thank you card, by New Nature contributor Alysia Schueltze.

£25 or more

58 of 500 claimed

A Limited edition collectable enamel pin badge

Wear your pin with pride: A limited edition collectable enamel pin badge, with the Hookpod logo.

£50 or more

45 of 100 claimed

Branded Hookpod 'Fish not Birds' water bottle

Thanks for splashing out! A one-off edition of an environmentally friendly, reusable, branded Hookpod 'Fish not Birds' metal water bottle; reducing one-use plastics and helping stop plastic waste into the oceans. Also comes with a hand-illustrated thank-you card.

£100 or more

23 of 60 claimed

Limited edition 'Hookpod - Fish not Birds' beanie

Hats off to our Supporters! A unique limited edition 'Hookpod - Fish not Birds' beanie in navy blue and white, to keep you warm on those winter days and give you the glow of having helped save albatrosses. Comes with a hand-illustrated thank-you card.

£6,000 or more

Sponsor a complete vessel

Sponsor a complete vessel of your very own. Receive personalised updates from skipper, crew and observers and see first hand pictures as the work you have facilitated takes place. We will get you a framed picture of the vessel and crew holding up your name, company logo or any message you would like! You will receive a certificate of sponsorship along with a thank-you card, pin badge and, of course, one of those special Hookpod beanies.

£1,000 or more

4 of 4 claimed

A copy of illustrated book 'Troubled Waters

For helping to calm troubled waters.... A signed copy of the beautifully illustrated book 'Troubled Waters; trailing the Albatross, an Artist's Journey' by artist Bruce Pearson. A collectors item for the albatross or art lover. Only two available, first come, first served!

£2,000 or more

1 of 1 claimed

A unique piece of art from wildlife artist John

A unique piece of art from wildlife artist John Gale, famed for his beautiful albatross illustrations. Giclee print on quality photo rag paper - signed and limited to print run of 50. This is number 1 in the series. Image size 40x26.5cm, paper size 52x38cm

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