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How do you get an entire state to stop smoking on the beach?

May 29, 2014

How do you get an entire state to stop smoking on the beach?

Topics: Beaches Campaigns Culture Shifting Plastics

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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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Ready for a demolition party in South Texas?

October 14, 2013

Ready for a demolition party in South Texas?

Topics: Victories Coastal development Beaches

South Texas wins a precedent setting case for the State.

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Treating the beach like an ashtray

September 18, 2013

Treating the beach like an ashtray

Topics: Beaches Plastics Water Quality

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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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Is New Jersey screwing up the Hurricane Sandy rebuild?

July 30, 2013

Is New Jersey screwing up the Hurricane Sandy rebuild?

Topics: Beaches Economics Waves Coastal armoring Campaigns

What is New Jersey doing post-Sandy?

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July 22 2013

When wonkspeak goes mainstream

Coastal development Beach fill Beaches Coastal armoring Stories Activism

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This is what erosion looks like

June 24, 2013

This is what erosion looks like

Topics: Beach fill Beaches

Erosion is a constant.

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Thousands engage in Morocco, the beach is not a garbage can

May 23, 2013

Thousands engage in Morocco, the beach is not a garbage can

Topics: Events Beaches Culture Shifting

Locals gather in Morocco and clean 4 tons of garbage from a beach.

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Jack and Coke, no straw please

April 02, 2013

Jack and Coke, no straw please

Topics: Beaches Plastics

The Miami chapter gets creative with Spring Breakers.

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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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Surfrider Morocco, one more force to keep oceans clean

March 01, 2013

Surfrider Morocco, one more force to keep oceans clean

Topics: Beaches Activism Plastics

Stewardship of local beaches in Morocco, read on.

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Ryan Tatar captures the essence of surfing

January 15, 2013

Ryan Tatar captures the essence of surfing

Topics: Beaches Joy Waves Art Communications Surfing

5 questions with a photographer who captures surfing very, very well.

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Please dispose of the massive dead whale on your private beach

December 06, 2012

Please dispose of the massive dead whale on your private beach

Topics: Beach access Beaches

Dead whale on beach. Is that a public beach or a private beach?

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Fantasy and reality

December 04, 2012

Fantasy and reality

Topics: Water Beaches Plastics Water Quality Surfing

We've turned our fantasy into something nasty.

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Turning plastic ocean trash into art: John Morris

November 30, 2012

Turning plastic ocean trash into art: John Morris

Topics: Beaches Stories Activism Art Plastics

Check out this art from ocean trash. It's beautiful and repulsive at the same time.

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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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For the love of beaches

October 23, 2012

For the love of beaches

Topics: Beaches Joy Surfing

Why do we do what we do? It's for the love of beaches.

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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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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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