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September 2011

Surfrider in the deep south… of Argentina

September 30, 2011

Surfrider in the deep south… of Argentina

Topics: Chapters Podcasts Stories Plastics

Gaston Caminata has taken the Surfrider mission and embraced it wholeheartedly. In doing so he's transforming a town in Southern Argentina.

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One Beach, a film about tons of plastic and a few people

September 29, 2011

One Beach, a film about tons of plastic and a few people

Topics: Plastics Water Quality

Our pals at Barefoot Wine created a film to explore a few people's lives intertwined with plastic. We are stoked to be connected to it.

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Surfrider on the African continent

September 26, 2011

Surfrider on the African continent

Topics: Chapters Activism Culture Shifting Modern Activism

The idea of coastal preservation knows no boundaries.

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Plastic found at the ends of the earth

September 23, 2011

Plastic found at the ends of the earth

Topics: Culture Shifting Plastics Water Quality

There are no pristine coasts... anywhere.

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Light from plastic trash

September 16, 2011

Light from plastic trash

Topics: Plastics Water Quality

Plastic trash covers the planet. Some people are starting to find uses for all that trash.

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If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there

September 13, 2011

If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there

Topics: Strategy Activism

The opposite of this title is "know where you're going and focus to get there."

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The most important thing we can do is share

September 08, 2011

The most important thing we can do is share

Topics: Strategy Chapters Campaigns Activism Communications

Our ever-growing network, now spanning five continents is increasingly impressive. What will make it formidable everywhere is directly related to how much it shares its assets, intelligence and learnings across the network.

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Celebrity Expression Session this Saturday in Malibu

September 06, 2011

Celebrity Expression Session this Saturday in Malibu

Topics: Events Surfing

This Saturday come check out Celebrity Expression Session at Surfrider Beach in Malibu.

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Pouring our money into the ocean

September 03, 2011

Pouring our money into the ocean

Topics: Events Coastal development Economics Coastal armoring Culture Shifting

We just watched Hurricane Irene sweep up the East Coast. Another hurricane is brewing in the Gulf. What are we learning about our coasts?

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This is what an oil spill looks like. Video taken yesterday.

September 01, 2011

This is what an oil spill looks like. Video taken yesterday.

Topics: Oil Pollution Water Quality

Is there a live oil spill happening in the Gulf? Watch and decide for yourself.

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An engine pushing Oregon ahead: The Charlie Plybon story

September 01, 2011

An engine pushing Oregon ahead: The Charlie Plybon story

Topics: Victories Podcasts Stories Activism Plastics

This is the story of a kid who grew up in the Southeast. He fell in love with our coasts and ended up leading the charge to preserve the coasts in the opposite corner of the United States.

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