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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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Surfrider chapter in Wisconsin? Yes.

August 22, 2013

Surfrider chapter in Wisconsin? Yes.

Topics: Events Chapters

I love this video from our Wisconsin chapter, it wonderfully reflects our mission.

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What do you do when you find 7 tons of debris on a beach?

August 20, 2013

What do you do when you find 7 tons of debris on a beach?

Topics: Chapters Beaches Plastics

Great vid of a simple story, massive beach clean up.

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Surfrider Argentina picks up momentum

May 16, 2013

Surfrider Argentina picks up momentum

Topics: Events Chapters Joy Activism

Great things happening in Argentina

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The credit belongs to those who are actually in the arena

April 12, 2013

The credit belongs to those who are actually in the arena

Topics: Chapters Activism

A morning meeting with a Surfrider activist underscores the value of our network.

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Miami Beach chapter leader, surfer and meteorologist shares perspective on beaches

March 26, 2013

Miami Beach chapter leader, surfer and meteorologist shares perspective on beaches

Topics: Coastal development Chapters Beaches

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Environmental rockstars look like this

March 05, 2013

Environmental rockstars look like this

Topics: Victories Events Chapters Campaigns Activism

The 2012 Wavemaker Awards

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Activist profile: Sandy Lejeune and Save Gaviota

February 04, 2013

Activist profile: Sandy Lejeune and Save Gaviota

Topics: Beach access Victories Coastal development Chapters Campaigns Activism Surfing

A group of dedicated people are fighting to preserve the last, large open space in Southern California.

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Tres Palmas, Puerto Rico - Discovery and stewardship of waves

December 17, 2012

Tres Palmas, Puerto Rico - Discovery and stewardship of waves

Topics: Water Chapters Waves Water Quality Surfing

A father discovers a natural wonder and in the years that follow... his son works to preserve it. All the while they both surf it.

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Twenty men fighting for twenty years to save twenty miles of Southern California coast

November 28, 2012

Twenty men fighting for twenty years to save twenty miles of Southern California coast

Topics: Beach access Coastal development Chapters Economics Stories Culture Shifting DIY Activism Modern Activism Surfing

Can a small group of people really make a difference? Yes, they can.

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Surfrider Argentina launches Yo Amo Mi Playa (I Love My Beach) campaign

November 19, 2012

Surfrider Argentina launches Yo Amo Mi Playa (I Love My Beach) campaign

Topics: Ads Chapters Beaches Joy

Loving beaches is a universal thing. Protecting them is becoming universal as well.

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Refuse to reinvent the wheel… as it’s already been created by another volunteer

October 12, 2012

Refuse to reinvent the wheel… as it’s already been created by another volunteer

Topics: Strategy Chapters Culture Shifting Modern Activism Plastics

Let's put as much focus on protecting waves and beaches... not reinventing something that probably already exists.

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Surfrider Foundation State of the State

October 08, 2012

Surfrider Foundation State of the State

Topics: Victories Strategy Chapters Campaigns Activism

In 18 minutes I walk through an update on Surfrider's mission, network and success.

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The oceans span the globe, so does the network to protect them

October 01, 2012

The oceans span the globe, so does the network to protect them

Topics: Strategy Chapters Surfing

Oceans span the globe, so does the network that exists to protect them. This means you have a myriad of options for connecting.

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Clean water, your right or your legacy?

September 17, 2012

Clean water, your right or your legacy?

Topics: Events Water Chapters Waves Activism Water Quality Surfing

You have rights as it pertains to clean water and it makes sense to think about your legacy... which may be connected to clean water.

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How can we get 10x the number of people to connect with our upcoming Summits?

September 05, 2012

How can we get 10x the number of people to connect with our upcoming Summits?

Topics: Strategy Chapters Activism Communications Modern Activism

We're about to host two conferences that will attract 250 people, let's make that 2,500 people.

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Jersey Shore chapter turns twenty years old

September 03, 2012

Jersey Shore chapter turns twenty years old

Topics: Beach access Victories Coastal development Kids Chapters Beaches Joy Campaigns Activism Surfing

A couple decades and a whole lotta beaches preserved, listen in...

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50th single-use plastics victory

August 06, 2012

50th single-use plastics victory

Topics: Chapters Campaigns Activism Plastics

The Surfrider network has logged 50 wins seeking to stem the plastic pollution tide.

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Video update on Chicago’s “Surfing is not a crime” campaign

July 30, 2012

Video update on Chicago’s “Surfing is not a crime” campaign

Topics: Beach access Victories Chapters Beaches Waves Stories Campaigns Activism Surfing

Mitch McNeil and Rex Flodstrom bring us up to speed on what's going on with Surfrider Chicago.

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What does it mean to protect a wave?

July 09, 2012

What does it mean to protect a wave?

Topics: Policy Victories Events Chapters Beaches Waves Coastal armoring Campaigns Activism Surfing

Protecting something, anything, over the long term is not easy. Protecting a wave takes a few things, including locals willing to fight to preserve it.

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