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California nears a tipping point with single-use plastics

April 02, 2014

California nears a tipping point with single-use plastics

Topics: Plastics

From the ground up we are nearing a state-wide bag ban in California, it would be the first in the nation.

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Outside the bubble

March 27, 2014

Outside the bubble

Topics: Modern Activism

If you want to change the world you need to leave your bubble.

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San Francisco phases out single-use plastic water bottles on municipal property

March 06, 2014

San Francisco phases out single-use plastic water bottles on municipal property

Topics: Plastics

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The future of surfing is not disposable

February 13, 2014

The future of surfing is not disposable

Topics: Waves Culture Shifting Surfing

If you're in SoCal this weekend, check this out.

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Next Wave

February 11, 2014

Next Wave

Topics: Events Culture Shifting Modern Activism

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Help us ban the bag in California

January 23, 2014

Help us ban the bag in California

Topics: Activism Plastics

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The priceless gems we don’t see

January 02, 2014

The priceless gems we don’t see

Topics: Waves Communications Culture Shifting Surfing

The business of preservation is harder to see than the business of stuff being built.

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Surfrider’s top ten in 2013

December 18, 2013

Surfrider’s top ten in 2013

Topics: Beach access Policy Victories Events Coastal development Ads Strategy Water Chapters Beaches Economics Waves Coastal armoring Stories Campaigns Activism Oil Pollution Plastics Water Quality Surfing

A list of what we did in the past year.

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What is Marine Spatial Planning?

December 09, 2013

What is Marine Spatial Planning?

Topics: Coastal development

Spend a few minutes and get up to speed on what it takes to protect our coasts for decades to come.

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Thanks for the waves

November 27, 2013

Thanks for the waves

Topics: Surfing

When you don't have waves… be thankful for when you do.

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Embracing the surfboard fin while moving ocean conservation forward

November 22, 2013

Embracing the surfboard fin while moving ocean conservation forward

Topics: Stories Surfing

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Drinking fountain comes full circle

November 18, 2013

Drinking fountain comes full circle

Topics: Plastics

Great to see this, albeit small, trend.

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Punk rock environmentalism, Pennywise takes the stage

November 15, 2013

Punk rock environmentalism, Pennywise takes the stage

Topics: Events Music

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Pack your surfboards… better… with recycled materials

October 29, 2013

Pack your surfboards… better… with recycled materials

Topics: Plastics Surfing

Go ahead, pack your surfboards.

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How many people does it take to save a coastline?

October 24, 2013

How many people does it take to save a coastline?

Topics: Beach access Victories Strategy Campaigns Activism

How many people does it take to save a coastline? It takes all of us.

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How do you stop a bad coastal project which has more lives than an ill-conceived TV zombie?

October 18, 2013

How do you stop a bad coastal project which has more lives than an ill-conceived TV zombie?

Topics: Waves Activism Communications Surfing

Constant pressure, endlessly applied.

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Ready for a demolition party in South Texas?

October 14, 2013

Ready for a demolition party in South Texas?

Topics: Victories Coastal development Beaches

South Texas wins a precedent setting case for the State.

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We’re a platform… not the black helicopters

October 14, 2013

We’re a platform… not the black helicopters

Topics:

Surfrider is you. If we're not you then we're nothing.

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Beaches belong to the public. They are not for sale.

October 09, 2013

Beaches belong to the public. They are not for sale.

Topics: Beach access

Beaches are our open spaces. They belong to the public. Period.

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Transforming the game one bag ban at a time

October 02, 2013

Transforming the game one bag ban at a time

Topics: Culture Shifting Plastics

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