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October 2011

If you split an illegal project into thirds, it’s still illegal

October 31, 2011

If you split an illegal project into thirds, it’s still illegal

Topics: Victories Coastal development Waves Campaigns Activism Surfing

Splitting something that is wrong into thirds doesn't somehow make it less wrong.

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If you’re in San Francisco next weekend >> Bodysurf Classic

October 30, 2011

If you’re in San Francisco next weekend >> Bodysurf Classic

Topics: Surfing

Come one come all. Leave you're boards behind.

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Surfers against sewage

October 25, 2011

Surfers against sewage

Topics: Beach access Water Quality

Great animation from the SAS crew in the UK. We stand with them.

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Checking in with Surfrider Guadeloupe

October 23, 2011

Checking in with Surfrider Guadeloupe

Topics: Events Chapters Plastics

Yes, there is a Surfrider chapter in Guadeloupe. They've been around since 2005.

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How valuable is a friend?

October 21, 2011

How valuable is a friend?

Topics: Strategy Activism Culture Shifting DIY Activism Modern Activism

We tend to miss the value of innovations early on.

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The surf mat, yet another way to enjoy waves

October 20, 2011

The surf mat, yet another way to enjoy waves

Topics: Joy Surfing

The surf mat. Check out this 11 minute video of simple, pnuematic fun.

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Greetings from Surfrider Jamaica

October 18, 2011

Greetings from Surfrider Jamaica

Topics: Chapters Beaches Activism Modern Activism Surfing

I love seeing our mission spread around the world. The newest member is Surfrider Jamaica.

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Picking up trash wherever you are

October 13, 2011

Picking up trash wherever you are

Topics: Activism Culture Shifting DIY Activism Plastics Surfing

Think global, inspire locals. Then get out of their way.

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“More pavement is always better than less pavement”

October 07, 2011

“More pavement is always better than less pavement”

Topics: Beach access Victories Coastal development Waves Campaigns Water Quality Surfing

The TCA is playing games again. The current version is splitting up an illegal road into parts. Save Trestles.

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Powershift (what current events mean for Surfrider)

October 05, 2011

Powershift (what current events mean for Surfrider)

Topics: Strategy Activism Culture Shifting Modern Activism

Quite a bit seems to be happening in the world, it's an extension of a shift that started a while ago and our coasts may benefit from it all.

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Global Wave Conference, Oct 24-25 in Europe

October 05, 2011

Global Wave Conference, Oct 24-25 in Europe

Topics: Victories Events Artificial reefs Waves Surfing

There are organizations all over the world focused on wave preservation. We are all coming together in a few weeks to ratchet up our respective work.

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Dave Rastovich and Transparentsea plug into Save Gaviota campaign

October 03, 2011

Dave Rastovich and Transparentsea plug into Save Gaviota campaign

Topics: Beach access Coastal development Music Campaigns Activism Surfing

Rasta and Transparentsea are sailing down the coast. First stop, Gaviota coast.

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