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What is “surfing area protection”?

November 11, 2011

What is “surfing area protection”?

Topics: Policy Beach fill Beaches Economics Waves Coastal armoring Campaigns Activism Water Quality Surfing

Ever wonder what it means to protect a wave? Watch this video and you'll know.

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30 min video update on Japan coasts post Fukushima

November 10, 2011

30 min video update on Japan coasts post Fukushima

Topics: Coastal development Coastal armoring Water Quality

Hiromi Matsubara, leader of SF Japan, delivers a stirring update on Japan's coastal issues post Fukushima.

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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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Maybe we need Stormtroopers to guard our beaches

July 12, 2011

Maybe we need Stormtroopers to guard our beaches

Topics: Beach access Coastal development Coastal armoring Activism DIY Activism Surfing

Who is guarding our coastal open spaces? Surfrider is.

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Why seawalls are bad (90 second video)

July 01, 2011

Why seawalls are bad (90 second video)

Topics: Coastal development Beaches Coastal armoring

Solana Beach maven Jim Jaffee spends 90 seconds illustrating local issues with seawalls. Stay tuned for a deep-dive 20 minute podcast on this subject in the days ahead.

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Surfrider Japan update - Full-length interview with leader Hiromi Matsubara

June 09, 2011

Surfrider Japan update - Full-length interview with leader Hiromi Matsubara

Topics: Coastal development Waves Coastal armoring Water Quality Surfing

We all watched the fast-motion damage from the the horrific tsunami and then the slow-motion disaster brought on by the Fukushima meltdown. Hiromi Matsubara, the Executive Director of Surfrider Japan shares her thoughts on the current state of things in Japan.

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January 14 2011

This is not a healthy coast >>> Japan

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January 16 2010

Victory for Surfrider Argentina: Stopped Seawall Construction at La Paloma/La Parena

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