Ban the Bag in California!

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Thank you Sean Collins

January 07, 2012

Thank you Sean Collins

Topics: Events Joy Waves Surfing

Sean Collins helped us know pretty much everything about ocean conditions before we paddle out. Thanks Sean.

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Plastic bags and dolphins don’t mix

January 07, 2012

Plastic bags and dolphins don’t mix

Topics: Fish Plastics

Rise above plastics. 90% of plastics in the ocean come from land-based sources.

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2011 coastal victories

January 04, 2012

2011 coastal victories

Topics: Beach access Victories Chapters Campaigns Activism Plastics Water Quality

Since 2006 Surfrider's network has delivered more than 175 coastal victories. In 2011 we added 25 to the list. Here's how they break down.

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What do we want? A bag ban in NYC.

January 04, 2012

What do we want? A bag ban in NYC.

Topics: Activism Communications Modern Activism Plastics

Single-use plastic bags have no place junking up one of the best cities in the world.

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Marine debris removal in Puerto Rico

January 03, 2012

Marine debris removal in Puerto Rico

Topics: Water Chapters Campaigns Activism

Check out this video from our Rincon, Puerto Rico chapter. In a few minutes you'll understand what debris removal looks like.

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Have a clean new year

December 29, 2011

Have a clean new year

Topics: Joy Waves Surfing

May your 2012 be as clean as this photo is.

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Yo amo mi playa

December 27, 2011

Yo amo mi playa

Topics: Communications

I love it when messages span the globe.

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Surfrider billboard in Casablanca

December 26, 2011

Surfrider billboard in Casablanca

Topics: Ads Chapters Plastics Water Quality

Thanks to the agengy Klem Euro RSCG, Surfrider Morocco has billboards in Morocco. Here's one in Casablanca.

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Happy Holidays

December 21, 2011

Happy Holidays

Topics: Communications

One more wish, this time from our Oregon crew.

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Why we moved our member newsletter to a digital format

December 19, 2011

Why we moved our member newsletter to a digital format

Topics: Communications

Why did we move Making Waves from paper? For the protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches via our powerful activist network.

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You are what your t-shirt says

December 19, 2011

You are what your t-shirt says

Topics: Coastal development Activism Communications

Messaging comes from everywhere, especially what our t-shirts say.

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I am Surfrider because…

December 15, 2011

I am Surfrider because…

Topics: Stories Communications

Surfrider, around the world.

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How we will change the world in 2012

December 13, 2011

How we will change the world in 2012

Topics: Victories Chapters Campaigns Activism Culture Shifting

Surfrider Foundation's 250,000 supporters, activists and members will change the world in 2012. I know this with certainty.

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Ban the bag in Wilmington, North Carolina

December 07, 2011

Ban the bag in Wilmington, North Carolina

Topics: Chapters Campaigns Activism DIY Activism Plastics

There is no better content than activist-created content. This is another gem.

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Looking under the carpet

December 06, 2011

Looking under the carpet

Topics: Beaches Communications Plastics

Great image. Trash in our oceans.

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Waste to waves, from trash to… slash

December 05, 2011

Waste to waves, from trash to… slash

Topics: Waves Activism Culture Shifting DIY Activism Modern Activism Oil Pollution Plastics Surfing

What better way to recycle EPS foam than into a surfboard blank. I'm not sure I can think of a better way. Nope, I can't.

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Plastic… now found on every beach in the world

December 02, 2011

Plastic… now found on every beach in the world

Topics: Beaches Plastics Water Quality

Pieces of plastic are on every beach on the planet. Be part of the solution to reverse the plastic tide.

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Seattle’s Space Needle snags giant plastic bag

November 30, 2011

Seattle’s Space Needle snags giant plastic bag

Topics: Events Chapters Campaigns Activism Communications DIY Activism Modern Activism Plastics

I heard a representative from NYC share the joke that the State flower is a plastic bag stuck in a tree. Looks like bags are taking over cities all over.

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Surfrider billboard in Morocco

November 29, 2011

Surfrider billboard in Morocco

Topics: Ads Waves Communications Plastics Water Quality

Another great Surfrider ad, this time it's a billboard in Morocco.

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One more surfer for change

November 21, 2011

One more surfer for change

Topics: Culture Shifting DIY Activism Plastics Surfing

We're always stoked to see one more surfer understand the larger impact of their daily decisions. Kyle Thiermann not only pulls airs and pulls in... now he's helping pull surfers into understanding the impact of their actions.

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