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Surfrider Foundation Launches Nationwide “Long Live The Beach” Campaign

09.15.16

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

08.26.16

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

08.10.16

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

07.06.16

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

06.16.16

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

05.26.16

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

05.09.16

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

04.04.16

The Surfrider Foundation celebrates victory after six-year legal battle

Surfrider Calls on Hawai’i Department of Health to Put Public Health First

03.24.16

Urges DOH to protect beachgoers from contaminated water, with bacteria levels in many island streams on Kaua’i 10-100 times greater than the state health standard

SURFRIDER CELEBRATES WORLD WATER DAY WITH “EVERY DROP COUNTS” CAMPAIGN

03.01.16

To support World Water Day – March 22 – Surfrider and Speakman ask citizens to take the “Skip a Shower” pledge to save one million gallons of water

MORE THAN 1,000 EAST COAST BUSINESSES UNITE TO FIGHT AGAINST OIL DRILLING IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

02.16.16

Businesses Ask Obama Administration to Protect Coastal Economies by Canceling Plans for Atlantic Offshore Drilling; Surfboard Covered in Signatures Presented to White House Officials as a Symbol of Opposition

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