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Jim's Blog — Communications

The priceless gems we don’t see

January 02, 2014

The priceless gems we don’t see

Topics: Waves Communications Culture Shifting Surfing

The business of preservation is harder to see than the business of stuff being built.

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How do you stop a bad coastal project which has more lives than an ill-conceived TV zombie?

October 18, 2013

How do you stop a bad coastal project which has more lives than an ill-conceived TV zombie?

Topics: Waves Activism Communications Surfing

Constant pressure, endlessly applied.

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Connecting more deeply with our members

September 30, 2013

Connecting more deeply with our members

Topics: Communications

We're doubling down, increasing communications with members.

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Is there anything more authentic than a child’s drawing asking us to preserve our oceans?

August 13, 2013

Is there anything more authentic than a child’s drawing asking us to preserve our oceans?

Topics: Communications

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Buy this book for your kids

July 15, 2013

Buy this book for your kids

Topics: Kids Communications Culture Shifting

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What will we do when waters rise?

July 03, 2013

What will we do when waters rise?

Topics: Coastal development Beach fill Coastal armoring Communications Culture Shifting

The oceans are rising. What does that mean, what will WE do?

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Increasing our connection with those supporters who enable our mission the most

July 01, 2013

Increasing our connection with those supporters who enable our mission the most

Topics: Communications

Communications shifts to focus more on those that are most committed to our mission.

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The other 364 days

April 29, 2013

The other 364 days

Topics: Activism Communications Culture Shifting

Earth Day is in late April, what about the rest of the year?

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Rowing 500 days on the open ocean by yourself, the Roz Savage podcast

April 10, 2013

Rowing 500 days on the open ocean by yourself, the Roz Savage podcast

Topics: Water Podcasts Stories Communications DIY Activism

I wanted to know what pushed Roz to do the things she does, so I pressed record and asked her.

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The best ocean ads you’ll ever see

March 28, 2013

The best ocean ads you’ll ever see

Topics: Ads Communications Culture Shifting

A decade of great ad work by our pals at Y&R Paris.

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Building partnerships with your toes in the sand

March 07, 2013

Building partnerships with your toes in the sand

Topics: Joy Podcasts Communications Plastics

Bonnie Harvey and Michael Houlihan were pioneers of what was eventually called "cause marketing." Listen to their story.

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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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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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They can’t protect themselves

August 30, 2012

They can’t protect themselves

Topics: Kids Water Stories Fish Art Communications Modern Activism Water Quality

What if animals had to wear... armor?

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Oceans of garbage (info graphic)

July 03, 2012

Oceans of garbage (info graphic)

Topics: Fish Communications Plastics

A picture is worth a 1,000 words this graphic is worth much, much more.

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Surfrider in three minutes

June 29, 2012

Surfrider in three minutes

Topics: Communications

Thanks to MediaTemple for being the partner they are to Surfrider Foundation.

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Capturing the essence of water in 3 seconds

March 23, 2012

Capturing the essence of water in 3 seconds

Topics: Water Joy Communications Modern Activism Water Quality Surfing

How do you capture something as valuable as water in 3 seconds? Find out right here.

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私たちの水の循環が壊れている (our water cycle is broken)

February 14, 2012

私たちの水の循環が壊れている (our water cycle is broken)

Topics: Coastal development Water Chapters Ocean friendly garden Coastal armoring Stories Communications DIY Activism Modern Activism Water Quality

Surfrider's mission spans the globe, so it makes sense that The Cycle of Insanity, a video about our broken water cycle and how to fix it, is now available in different languages.

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Peter Douglas: Patron saint of the California coast (podcast)

February 07, 2012

Peter Douglas: Patron saint of the California coast (podcast)

Topics: Beach access Policy Victories Coastal development Beaches Podcasts Coastal armoring Stories Activism Communications DIY Activism Modern Activism Water Quality Surfing

It is challenging to point to an individual who has done more to preserve the California Coast than Peter Douglas. This is Peter Douglas' story told in his own voice.

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Tweeting for the coasts

February 06, 2012

Tweeting for the coasts

Topics: Communications DIY Activism

A weakness can become a strength... all for the betterment of our coasts.

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