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Next Wave

February 11, 2014

Next Wave

Topics: Events Culture Shifting Modern Activism

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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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Punk rock environmentalism, Pennywise takes the stage

November 15, 2013

Punk rock environmentalism, Pennywise takes the stage

Topics: Events Music

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Surfrider chapter in Wisconsin? Yes.

August 22, 2013

Surfrider chapter in Wisconsin? Yes.

Topics: Events Chapters

I love this video from our Wisconsin chapter, it wonderfully reflects our mission.

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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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Surfrider Argentina picks up momentum

May 16, 2013

Surfrider Argentina picks up momentum

Topics: Events Chapters Joy Activism

Great things happening in Argentina

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Environmental rockstars look like this

March 05, 2013

Environmental rockstars look like this

Topics: Victories Events Chapters Campaigns Activism

The 2012 Wavemaker Awards

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NYC’s Bloomberg compares single-use plastic to lead paint (and pushes for a ban)

February 16, 2013

NYC’s Bloomberg compares single-use plastic to lead paint (and pushes for a ban)

Topics: Policy Events Campaigns Plastics

Another, major, city embraces a single-use plastic ban.

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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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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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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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... Because WE love our beaches

June 21, 2012

... Because WE love our beaches

Topics: Events Joy Stories Surfing

We love our beaches... and so we come together and protect them.

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Surfrider in Argentina

January 16, 2012

Surfrider in Argentina

Topics: Events Activism

In any language, what we do is simple. Surfrider exists for the protection and enjoyment of coasts.

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Thank you Sean Collins

January 07, 2012

Thank you Sean Collins

Topics: Events Joy Waves Surfing

Sean Collins helped us know pretty much everything about ocean conditions before we paddle out. Thanks Sean.

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Seattle’s Space Needle snags giant plastic bag

November 30, 2011

Seattle’s Space Needle snags giant plastic bag

Topics: Events Chapters Campaigns Activism Communications DIY Activism Modern Activism Plastics

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.

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Checking in with Surfrider Guadeloupe

October 23, 2011

Checking in with Surfrider Guadeloupe

Topics: Events Chapters Plastics

Yes, there is a Surfrider chapter in Guadeloupe. They've been around since 2005.

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Global Wave Conference, Oct 24-25 in Europe

October 05, 2011

Global Wave Conference, Oct 24-25 in Europe

Topics: Victories Events Artificial reefs Waves Surfing

There are organizations all over the world focused on wave preservation. We are all coming together in a few weeks to ratchet up our respective work.

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Celebrity Expression Session this Saturday in Malibu

September 06, 2011

Celebrity Expression Session this Saturday in Malibu

Topics: Events Surfing

This Saturday come check out Celebrity Expression Session at Surfrider Beach in Malibu.

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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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Surfrider turns 27

August 17, 2011

Surfrider turns 27

Topics: Events Activism

27 years ago today Surfrider was born.

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