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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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Embracing the surfboard fin while moving ocean conservation forward

November 22, 2013

Embracing the surfboard fin while moving ocean conservation forward

Topics: Stories Surfing

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July 22 2013

When wonkspeak goes mainstream

Coastal development Beach fill Beaches Coastal armoring Stories Activism

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Birthright

June 04, 2013

Birthright

Topics: Stories Surfing

One man's journey to stay connected to the ocean.

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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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Taking coastal conservation to Main Street

February 15, 2013

Taking coastal conservation to Main Street

Topics: Joy Stories Campaigns Activism Culture Shifting Modern Activism

Helping main street audiences find a way to engage in coastal conservation.

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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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Twenty men fighting for twenty years to save twenty miles of Southern California coast

November 28, 2012

Twenty men fighting for twenty years to save twenty miles of Southern California coast

Topics: Beach access Coastal development Chapters Economics Stories Culture Shifting DIY Activism Modern Activism Surfing

Can a small group of people really make a difference? Yes, they can.

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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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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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Video update on Chicago’s “Surfing is not a crime” campaign

July 30, 2012

Video update on Chicago’s “Surfing is not a crime” campaign

Topics: Beach access Victories Chapters Beaches Waves Stories Campaigns Activism Surfing

Mitch McNeil and Rex Flodstrom bring us up to speed on what's going on with Surfrider Chicago.

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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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The man who took the baton from our founders; The Jake Grubb Podcast

March 29, 2012

The man who took the baton from our founders; The Jake Grubb Podcast

Topics: Podcasts Stories Water Quality

Jake Grubb led Surfrider through a key phase in our history. I caught up with him a few days ago and recorded this podcast.

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IM interview with activist Rob Nixon

March 09, 2012

IM interview with activist Rob Nixon

Topics: Beach access Coastal development Chapters Stories Activism

I've wanted to hear Rob's story for a while but he's thousands of miles away. So... I interviewed him on Skype via instant message.

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Investing 16 years into a campaign

March 08, 2012

Investing 16 years into a campaign

Topics: Victories Coastal development Coastal armoring Stories Campaigns Activism

Jim Jaffe encapsulates the idea of "constant pressure, endlessly applied." He and a few others in this category deserve massive credit for their ongoing, multi-decade investment in single campaigns with large precedent setting value.

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Stiv Wilson >>> Surfrider activist profile

March 05, 2012

Stiv Wilson >>> Surfrider activist profile

Topics: Podcasts Stories Activism DIY Activism Modern Activism Water Quality

Stiv Wilson's story of how he became a leading coastal conservation activist.

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Malibu Surfing Assoc and beyond: The Michael Blum podcast

March 01, 2012

Malibu Surfing Assoc and beyond: The Michael Blum podcast

Topics: Podcasts Stories

Michael Blum was the head of Malibu Surfing Assn. until recently. I sat down with him to hear his story, here it is.

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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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I am Surfrider because…

December 15, 2011

I am Surfrider because…

Topics: Stories Communications

Surfrider, around the world.

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