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The future of surfing is not disposable

February 13, 2014

The future of surfing is not disposable

Topics: Waves Culture Shifting Surfing

If you're in SoCal this weekend, check this out.

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The priceless gems we don’t see

January 02, 2014

The priceless gems we don’t see

Topics: Waves Communications Culture Shifting Surfing

The business of preservation is harder to see than the business of stuff being built.

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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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How do you stop a bad coastal project which has more lives than an ill-conceived TV zombie?

October 18, 2013

How do you stop a bad coastal project which has more lives than an ill-conceived TV zombie?

Topics: Waves Activism Communications Surfing

Constant pressure, endlessly applied.

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Is New Jersey screwing up the Hurricane Sandy rebuild?

July 30, 2013

Is New Jersey screwing up the Hurricane Sandy rebuild?

Topics: Beaches Economics Waves Coastal armoring Campaigns

What is New Jersey doing post-Sandy?

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Who connected you to the ocean?

June 26, 2013

Who connected you to the ocean?

Topics: Waves Surfing

We love the ocean but why? Who connected us?

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Why saving Trestles matters on the larger stage

June 20, 2013

Why saving Trestles matters on the larger stage

Topics: Victories Waves Surfing

Trestles matters, here's why

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Invest 30 seconds, sign this and help protect waves

May 14, 2013

Invest 30 seconds, sign this and help protect waves

Topics: Waves Surfing

Sign this global petition to help protect waves.

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What does it mean to protect a wave?

May 07, 2013

What does it mean to protect a wave?

Topics: Coastal development Waves Campaigns Activism

"Protecting a wave" can mean a lot of things.

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Global Wave Conference this weekend in Baja, Mexico

April 30, 2013

Global Wave Conference this weekend in Baja, Mexico

Topics: Waves Activism Surfing

The gathering of the wave protection tribe happens this weekend in Baja, Mexico.

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What is going on with Trestles?

March 15, 2013

What is going on with Trestles?

Topics: Victories Coastal development Waves Campaigns Surfing

Update on Trestles as of late March, 2013

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This is what innovation looks like

February 07, 2013

This is what innovation looks like

Topics: Waves Surfing

Design a high-performance, low-footprint board from scratch... and you might come up with this.

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Ryan Tatar captures the essence of surfing

January 15, 2013

Ryan Tatar captures the essence of surfing

Topics: Beaches Joy Waves Art Communications Surfing

5 questions with a photographer who captures surfing very, very well.

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We are tied to the ocean

January 07, 2013

We are tied to the ocean

Topics: Water Waves

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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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Seismic testing, louder than Motörhead, to happen at Central California surf breaks

November 13, 2012

Seismic testing, louder than Motörhead, to happen at Central California surf breaks

Topics: Coastal development Waves Surfing

Think of the loudest thing you know. Now multiply that. That is what is is about to happen in the nearshore zone in Central Ca.

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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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Surf leash or a noose?

September 10, 2012

Surf leash or a noose?

Topics: Coastal development Waves Coastal armoring Campaigns Activism Surfing

Valuing (and saving) the waves we love so much.

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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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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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