Jim's Blog — DIY Activism
November 28, 2012
Can a small group of people really make a difference? Yes, they can.
February 14, 2012
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.
February 07, 2012
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.
November 30, 2011
I heard a representative from NYC share the joke that the State flower is a plastic bag stuck in a tree. Looks like bags are taking over cities all over.
November 21, 2011
We're always stoked to see one more surfer understand the larger impact of their daily decisions. Kyle Thiermann not only pulls airs and pulls in... now he's helping pull surfers into understanding the impact of their actions.
August 10, 2011
Most of us have been to surf contests. They take place in perhaps the most natural state of all types of contests... so why can't they also lead the way regarding sustainability?
August 03, 2011
The essence of Surfrider is connecting the love people have of the coasts to action. To do that we need to go where people live and spend time... what better place to make that connection than on the beach itself?
June 07, 2011
This is Dave Rauschkolb's story. One day he was running three Florida Gulf businesses and the next day he was the catalyst for people around the globe to join hands and draw a line in the sand against net new offshore oil drilling.
May 20, 2011
There isn't a play book for the internet, social networks and web apps because the entire space is evolving in real time. This said, it's always good to reach out to those heavily engaged and ask them what's working now. I sat down with Surfrider activist Darin McClure and did…