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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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Treating the beach like an ashtray

September 18, 2013

Treating the beach like an ashtray

Topics: Beaches Plastics Water Quality

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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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Surfers are canaries in the coal mine regarding dirty water

May 06, 2013

Surfers are canaries in the coal mine regarding dirty water

Topics: Water Blue Water Task Force Water Quality

Whose responsibility is it to inform the public of safety issues?

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Jamaica and plastic ocean trash

March 04, 2013

Jamaica and plastic ocean trash

Topics: Plastics Water Quality

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Plastic invasion

February 05, 2013

Plastic invasion

Topics: Plastics Water Quality

Check out fresh advertising creative from Surfrider Europe,

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Surfers Against Sewage

January 28, 2013

Surfers Against Sewage

Topics: Modern Activism Plastics Water Quality Surfing

Protecting waves every day. Love this crew.

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This surfboard was made from trash

January 23, 2013

This surfboard was made from trash

Topics: Joy Culture Shifting Water Quality Surfing

Another board made from recycled TV packaging foam.

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Tres Palmas, Puerto Rico - Discovery and stewardship of waves

December 17, 2012

Tres Palmas, Puerto Rico - Discovery and stewardship of waves

Topics: Water Chapters Waves Water Quality Surfing

A father discovers a natural wonder and in the years that follow... his son works to preserve it. All the while they both surf it.

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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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Sandy and dirty water in NY

November 13, 2012

Sandy and dirty water in NY

Topics: Coastal development Water Blue Water Task Force Water Quality

Mara Dias, Surfrider's clean water expert, weighs in on issues facing NY after hurricane Sandy.

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Glassing a surfboard in the middle of a party to drive home an important message

November 09, 2012

Glassing a surfboard in the middle of a party to drive home an important message

Topics: Culture Shifting Water Quality Surfing

Have you ever been to a party where a surfboard was glassed (without fumes)?

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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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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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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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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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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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Would you care more if I was a panda?

July 12, 2012

Would you care more if I was a panda?

Topics: Ads Strategy Campaigns Fish Activism Modern Activism Water Quality

What does it take for us to care? Sometimes it takes a cute animal.

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Pictures and perspective from the recent tour of the Tijuana River watershed

May 25, 2012

Pictures and perspective from the recent tour of the Tijuana River watershed

Topics: Coastal development Water Chapters Coastal armoring Campaigns Water Quality

Kyle and I sat down to check out his photos from the recent tour of the TJ River watershed. Here they are with his descriptions.

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No border sewage, a campaign to address the horrific shape of the Tijuana River watershed

May 23, 2012

No border sewage, a campaign to address the horrific shape of the Tijuana River watershed

Topics: Chapters Waves Campaigns Water Quality Surfing

The border between San Diego and Tijuana is... a mess. Our baselines have shifted and some haven't even noticed the slow-motion disaster.

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