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Breitling does its bit to save the oceans with a Superocean worn on straps made from recycled fishing nets

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David de Rothschild and Ben Fogle.

Breitling gathered members of its Explorer Squad to London last night for an evening examining humankind’s impact on the environment.

David de Rothschild and Ben Fogle held a question and answer session at the watchmaker’s Bond Street on topics ranging from global warming to plastic pollution to an audience of  explorers and environmentally conscious taste-makers including Oliver Cheshire, Dougie Poynter, Maddy Elmer, Polly Morgan, Laura Whitmore, Karina Deyko Breitling UK Surfers Squad: Lucy Campbell, Alan Stokes, Alex Libby ; Johanna Konta, The Turner Twins, George Bullard, Alexandra Dudley,  Bee Beardsworth, Tommy Brady, Jeremy King, George Lamb, Neil Laughton, Adam Henson, Anthony de Rothschild, Andy Torbet, Neel Wanders, Brett & Scott Staniland, Josh Cuthbert, Johnny Ward, Captain Q Smith.

Breitling also used the event to launch its Superocean Heritage II Ocean Conservancy, a limited edition timepiece with a strap crafted from Econyl yarn that is made largely from fishing nets recovered from the sea.

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The 44mm stainless-steel chronometer comes with two Econyl Nato-style straps, one in plain blue and the other a blue stripe.

They come in packaging made from 100% recycled material.

 

Oliver Cheshire and Laura Whitmore.

 

Gavin Murphy.

 

Alan Stokes, Lucy Campbell, Oliver Cheshire and Alex Libby.

 

David de Rothschild.

 

George Lamb.

 

Tommy Brady.

 

Brett and Scott Staniland.

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