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First study of surfer health during wet and dry weather shows water quality and illness correlation


Study determines significant correlation between water quality and illness rates during wet weather.

Billionaire Vinod Khosla Complains of “Disfavored Treatment” and Files Suit


New Lawsuit Filed Against California Coastal Commission in a vague effort to close off Martins Beach

Surfrider Foundation Launches Nationwide “Long Live The Beach” Campaign


Campaign kicks off to engage coastal defenders to reverse plastic pollution and other threats to the ocean and coasts for the future.

Surfers Become Citizen Scientists as Surfboard Fin Collects Critical Ocean Data


For more than 30 years, the Surfrider Foundation has leveraged citizen science to identify and solve issues facing their coasts. Once again, Surfrider will be engaging the community, specifically surfers, to collect critical data in a nearshore environment using a surfboard fin, called the Smartfin.

Victory: A Leap Forward in Public Health Protection at Hawaii Beaches


After years of advocacy by the Surfrider Foundation, the Hawaii Department of Health has posted signs warning beachgoers of polluted waters near Waiopili Stream at Mahaulepu Beach in Kaua’i

Draft Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Action Plan Released for Public Comment


Draft Plan shows progress but action needed to safeguard ecologically important areas from future development

International Surfing Day, June 20, A Global Day of Activation to Protect and Enjoy Our Coasts


On Monday, June 20, 2016, the Surfrider Foundation will host more than 200 events globally in celebration of the 12th International Surfing Day (ISD), an annual event to raise awareness, engage communities and support to help protect and preserve our ocean for future generations.

Surfrider Chapter Network Continues to Increase Stewardship and Leverage Citizen Science


Surfrider releases its Clean Water 2015 Annual Report showing more than 70% of water samples being safe to swim in.

Surfrider Stresses Protection of Pristine Sea Island Spit At Administrative Hearing


Ill-conceived rock groin would harm protected turtles and birds and damage popular coastal recreation spot.

City of Dana Point Signs Settlement Agreement To Allow Public Access At Strands Beach


The Surfrider Foundation celebrates victory after six-year legal battle

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