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Jim's Blog — Plastics

This is what our ocean trash looks like

January 09, 2013

This is what our ocean trash looks like

Topics: Water Plastics

Our plastic trash is in every ocean and on every beach, here are a few samples.

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Fantasy and reality

December 04, 2012

Fantasy and reality

Topics: Water Beaches Plastics Water Quality Surfing

We've turned our fantasy into something nasty.

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Turning plastic ocean trash into art: John Morris

November 30, 2012

Turning plastic ocean trash into art: John Morris

Topics: Beaches Stories Activism Art Plastics

Check out this art from ocean trash. It's beautiful and repulsive at the same time.

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Smaller footprints for surfers

October 25, 2012

Smaller footprints for surfers

Topics: DIY Activism Plastics Surfing

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Surfers, barrels, trash… North Germany.

October 16, 2012

Surfers, barrels, trash… North Germany.

Topics: Plastics Surfing

Surfers, barrels, trash... North Germany.

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Refuse to reinvent the wheel… as it’s already been created by another volunteer

October 12, 2012

Refuse to reinvent the wheel… as it’s already been created by another volunteer

Topics: Strategy Chapters Culture Shifting Modern Activism Plastics

Let's put as much focus on protecting waves and beaches... not reinventing something that probably already exists.

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I just want to say one word to you. Just one word.

October 06, 2012

I just want to say one word to you. Just one word.

Topics: Victories Plastics Water Quality

In 1967 this scene set the stage... perhaps more than the scriptwriters knew at the time.

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Remote beach cleanups in Canada

October 04, 2012

Remote beach cleanups in Canada

Topics: Beaches Stories Activism Plastics

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Latinos ask us to ban the bag

August 30, 2012

Latinos ask us to ban the bag

Topics: Policy Water Beaches Economics Activism Plastics

Great, straightforward video from the Latino Community.

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Will California lead or follow regarding single-use plastics?

August 14, 2012

Will California lead or follow regarding single-use plastics?

Topics: Kids Campaigns Activism Plastics Water Quality

Now is the time for you to make your voice heard. Engage with us to stop plastic pollution in California.

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50th single-use plastics victory

August 06, 2012

50th single-use plastics victory

Topics: Chapters Campaigns Activism Plastics

The Surfrider network has logged 50 wins seeking to stem the plastic pollution tide.

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Water… are our actions part of the solution or part of the problem?

August 02, 2012

Water… are our actions part of the solution or part of the problem?

Topics: Water Campaigns Plastics

We can either be part of the solution regarding water... or part of the problem.

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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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The magnitude of the plastic trash issue captured in one image

May 15, 2012

The magnitude of the plastic trash issue captured in one image

Topics: Chapters Plastics

We talk about recycling but the hard truth is that virtually all our plastic ends up as trash... in landfills and in our oceans.

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You say you want a revolution

April 26, 2012

You say you want a revolution

Topics: Victories Kids Chapters Plastics Water Quality

The fight to decrease single-use plastics has become a mainstream movement. Join it.

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Ten coastal victories in the last 60 days

March 27, 2012

Ten coastal victories in the last 60 days

Topics: Victories Coastal development Chapters Beaches Coastal armoring Campaigns Activism Plastics Water Quality Surfing

Ten wins for our coast in the last 60 days thanks to volunteers around the nation.

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We are what we eat

January 25, 2012

We are what we eat

Topics: Ads Plastics

We litter plastic. Plastic goes into ocean. Fish eat whats in ocean. We eat fish.

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Plastic bags and dolphins don’t mix

January 07, 2012

Plastic bags and dolphins don’t mix

Topics: Fish Plastics

Rise above plastics. 90% of plastics in the ocean come from land-based sources.

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2011 coastal victories

January 04, 2012

2011 coastal victories

Topics: Beach access Victories Chapters Campaigns Activism Plastics Water Quality

Since 2006 Surfrider's network has delivered more than 175 coastal victories. In 2011 we added 25 to the list. Here's how they break down.

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What do we want? A bag ban in NYC.

January 04, 2012

What do we want? A bag ban in NYC.

Topics: Activism Communications Modern Activism Plastics

Single-use plastic bags have no place junking up one of the best cities in the world.

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