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The Surfrider Foundation celebrates 400 coastal victories

01.12.17

The Surfrider Foundation announced a landmark milestone of 400 victories achieved over the past decade for the protection of the ocean and coasts.

California State Lands Commission moves one step forward in effort to open Martin’s Beach Commission

12.06.16

Commission to study next steps in using eminent domain to uphold public’s rights to access state lands

Team Surfrider and Positive Tracks get youth outside to support the protection of our coasts

11.28.16

Team Surfrider launches on #GivingTuesday to raise funds and awareness to protect our ocean and coastlines for future generations

LANDMARK AGREEMENT ENDS 15-YEAR DISPUTE OVER SR 241 TOLL ROAD EXTENSION

11.10.16

Agreement between Orange County toll road agency, Attorney General and a broad coalition of national and local environmental groups will protect San Onofre State Beach, the Richard and Donna O’Neill Conservancy and San Mateo Creek watershed while allowing exploration of other transportation solutions for South Orange County, CA

The Surfrider Foundation celebrates the landmark statewide California bag ban

11.09.16

The successful passage of Proposition 67 upholds the nation’s first statewide plastic bag ban

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

10.27.16

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

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

10.14.16

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

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.

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