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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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Surfrider college club joins the offshore campaign

May 29, 2013

Surfrider college club joins the offshore campaign

Topics: Oil Pollution Water Quality

College club joins offshore fight.

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Busted

October 26, 2012

Busted

Topics: Oil Pollution

Great new ad creative from Y&R France.

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A better board: Glassing with a Bio-Based Epoxy Resin

July 19, 2012

A better board: Glassing with a Bio-Based Epoxy Resin

Topics: Joy Waves Culture Shifting Oil Pollution Water Quality Surfing

Want to have a smaller impact with your surfboard, get your board glassed by someone who uses Bio-Based Epoxy Resin.

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Persistent toxins; The ongoing tragedy of the BP oil spill

April 17, 2012

Persistent toxins; The ongoing tragedy of the BP oil spill

Topics: Coastal development Blue Water Task Force Oil Pollution Water Quality

Over a year later toxins from the Corexit used in the BP oil spill remain. The spill isn't over. It's just less visible to the naked eye.

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Waste to waves, from trash to… slash

December 05, 2011

Waste to waves, from trash to… slash

Topics: Waves Activism Culture Shifting DIY Activism Modern Activism Oil Pollution Plastics Surfing

What better way to recycle EPS foam than into a surfboard blank. I'm not sure I can think of a better way. Nope, I can't.

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This is what an oil spill looks like. Video taken yesterday.

September 01, 2011

This is what an oil spill looks like. Video taken yesterday.

Topics: Oil Pollution Water Quality

Is there a live oil spill happening in the Gulf? Watch and decide for yourself.

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Help save Australia’s southwest coast from oil drilling

July 05, 2011

Help save Australia’s southwest coast from oil drilling

Topics: Ads Oil Pollution

Surfrider Australia and The Big Blue Army seek to stop new oil leases off Australia's south-west coast and they need our collective help.

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A literal line in the sand, the Dave Rauschkolb podcast

June 07, 2011

A literal line in the sand, the Dave Rauschkolb podcast

Topics: Events Beaches Podcasts Stories Activism DIY Activism Oil Pollution Water Quality

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.

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Addicts run out of money, kick their habit or die… what will the US do?

June 06, 2011

Addicts run out of money, kick their habit or die… what will the US do?

Topics: Oil Pollution Water Quality

We are addicted to oil. What does that actually mean? In means that, as addicts, we will run out of money, kick our habit or die. Time to kick the habit.

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26,000 dolphins and whales harmed by BP spill

April 28, 2011

26,000 dolphins and whales harmed by BP spill

Topics: Fish Oil Pollution Water Quality

The Center for Biological Diversity estimates that 26,000 dolphins and whales, 82,000 birds, and 6,000 sea turtles were likely harmed by the BP spill last year.

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After the TV coverage is gone… the BP spill cleanup in the Gulf continues

April 15, 2011

After the TV coverage is gone… the BP spill cleanup in the Gulf continues

Topics: Beaches Oil Pollution

The BP spill in the Gulf is old news. It's moved from CNN to CSPAN and thus lost it's audience. Yet the locals are still dealing with the long-term affects of the spill.

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January 13 2011

Offshore drilling represents great risks to our coastal environment, puts coastal economies at risk

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December 21 2010

BP oil spill makes “biggest tech stories of 2010” lists

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December 01 2010

President Obama protects our coasts

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October 26 2010

pbs > The Spill

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September 27 2010

Brought to you by BP

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September 20 2010

Remember the spill in the Gulf? The one they sank… it’s still there.

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September 14 2010

Another year, another Exxon Valdez… welcome to Nigeria

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September 03 2010

Activists in the Gulf: The Mike Sturdivant podcast

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