February 27 2012
Hold On To Your Butt is a Surfrider Foundation campaign aimed at eliminating cigarette butt litter and pollution because of the impact on beaches and the ocean. Cigarette butt litter is a big issue because butts are the most littered item in the world and most butts are made of…
February 22 2012
One of the coolest parts of the Rise Above Plastics program is sharing some of the video projects that activists work on. Check out these great efforts from Marty Benson in San Diego County and Joanna Priestley/Create Plenty in Portland, OR.
February 16 2012
Florida's First Coast Chapter and North Carolina's Cape Fear Chapter launch their Ocean Friendly Gardens Programs. They have quickly found common ground with local design professionals, government agencies, non-profits and universities.
February 10 2012
The federal Environmental Protection Agency approved a California Sewage Ban and Created the Largest Coastal No-Discharge Zone in the Nation on February 9, 2012.
February 08 2012
I sure hope not. I have seen photos of large equipment scooping litter out of Ballona Creek in LA, insane plastic pollution in the Tijuana River Valley near the Mexican border at the Pacific Ocean and large beach raking machines are common in many tourist areas but these photos from…
February 06 2012
Some parents concerned about exposing their children to polluted water at the beach may advise their kids to stay on the beach and play in the sand. According to a new EPA study, that may not always protect them from getting sick. Testing at beaches in Alabama and Rhode Island,…
February 02 2012
We are pleased to announce that our Beachapedia website has been named 'Wiki of the Month' by the folks at Semantic MediaWiki. From their announcement: "Beachapedia is a wiki that captures decades of experience and knowledge gained by Surfrider Foundation activists, scientists and staff through hundreds of environmental and educational…