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Remote beach cleanups in Canada

October 04, 2012

Remote beach cleanups in Canada

Topics: Beaches Stories Activism Plastics

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Twitter is an amplifier for protecting waves and beaches

October 02, 2012

Twitter is an amplifier for protecting waves and beaches

Topics: Events Strategy Activism Modern Activism

We use twitter to amplify our work to protect waves and beaches.

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In Solana Beach the song “This land is your land” is twisted into an unrecognizable tune

September 25, 2012

In Solana Beach the song “This land is your land” is twisted into an unrecognizable tune

Topics: Beach access Victories Coastal development Beaches Economics Coastal armoring Activism

1% of the public should not be able to take public land away from the other 99%

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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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Surf leash or a noose?

September 10, 2012

Surf leash or a noose?

Topics: Coastal development Waves Coastal armoring Campaigns Activism Surfing

Valuing (and saving) the waves we love so much.

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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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Latinos ask us to ban the bag

August 30, 2012

Latinos ask us to ban the bag

Topics: Policy Water Beaches Economics Activism Plastics

Great, straightforward video from the Latino Community.

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August 24 2012

A call to President Barack Obama & Governor Mitt Romney to protect the ocean

Policy Activism

60 ocean leaders call for the next president to recognize the economic and environmental benefits of protecting America's coasts and oceans.

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Will California lead or follow regarding single-use plastics?

August 14, 2012

Will California lead or follow regarding single-use plastics?

Topics: Kids Campaigns Activism Plastics Water Quality

Now is the time for you to make your voice heard. Engage with us to stop plastic pollution in California.

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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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Would you care more if I was a panda?

July 12, 2012

Would you care more if I was a panda?

Topics: Ads Strategy Campaigns Fish Activism Modern Activism Water Quality

What does it take for us to care? Sometimes it takes a cute animal.

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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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I’m a surfer so I believe…

April 04, 2012

I’m a surfer so I believe…

Topics: Waves Activism Surfing

So, you're a surfer. What does that mean to you? What do you believe?

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Ten coastal victories in the last 60 days

March 27, 2012

Ten coastal victories in the last 60 days

Topics: Victories Coastal development Chapters Beaches Coastal armoring Campaigns Activism Plastics Water Quality Surfing

Ten wins for our coast in the last 60 days thanks to volunteers around the nation.

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Doctor Chad Nelsen

March 16, 2012

Doctor Chad Nelsen

Topics: Economics Activism

Dr. Chad Nelsen embodies protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches.

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IM interview with activist Rob Nixon

March 09, 2012

IM interview with activist Rob Nixon

Topics: Beach access Coastal development Chapters Stories Activism

I've wanted to hear Rob's story for a while but he's thousands of miles away. So... I interviewed him on Skype via instant message.

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Investing 16 years into a campaign

March 08, 2012

Investing 16 years into a campaign

Topics: Victories Coastal development Coastal armoring Stories Campaigns Activism

Jim Jaffe encapsulates the idea of "constant pressure, endlessly applied." He and a few others in this category deserve massive credit for their ongoing, multi-decade investment in single campaigns with large precedent setting value.

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Stiv Wilson >>> Surfrider activist profile

March 05, 2012

Stiv Wilson >>> Surfrider activist profile

Topics: Podcasts Stories Activism DIY Activism Modern Activism Water Quality

Stiv Wilson's story of how he became a leading coastal conservation activist.

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