Surfrider Europe Buries a Beach
July 05 2007 |
by Surfrider Foundation International Program
Surfrider activists held a funeral on June 24 for St. Jouin Bruneval Beach to protest the decision by the Le Havre Port Authority and several private companies to condemn the beach in order to build a new port for tankers carrying gas.
Despite the poor weather, over thirty windsurfing activists solemnly gathered with their boards draped in black. After purifying the sand, they held their boards to the sky, crying out in anger, and then observed a minute of silence.
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Submitted by Surfrider Foundation Europe