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Surfrider’s Paul Herzog in Slow The Flow’s Film #2: Lawn Be Gone

The 1st film gave an intro to why polluted runoff is bad. Now get started with removing your turf grass through sheet mulching - featuring Surfrider Foundation's Ocean Friendly Gardens Program Coordinator!

Judge Convenes Silicon Valley Trial On the Beach

Judge Barbara Mallach, presiding over the beach access battle between The Surfrider Foundation and billionaire Vinod Khosla, convened the court at Martins Beach Thursday during a record-breaking heat wave. The judge wanted to inspect...Show More Summary

Lawsuit to Open Martin’s Beach Goes to Trial

One year after filing suit to open access to Martin’s Beach, a well-loved beach and surf spot south of Half Moon Bay, California, the Surfrider Foundation’s lawsuit is set for trial on Monday, May 5 at 9 a.m. PDT.

Promising Wave Energy Project Canceled off the Oregon Coast

Ocean Power Technologies has canceled plans to develop a wave energy project off Reedsport, Oregon. The Surfrider Foundation had participated in project planning and supported through signing a settlement agreement

Take a Moment for Earth Day, Our Planet is Depending on Us

In 1999, I participated in my first beach cleanup with I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego Surfrider Foundation. The San Diego region in many ways is defined by our relationship with the ocean. It's our front yard and a beautiful playground for families and visitors. Show More Summary

Art of Craft Presents theFINproject Collection

10% of profits to benefit the Surfrider Foundation The post Art of Craft Presents theFINproject Collection appeared first on Transworld Surf.

Surfrider Foundation Intervenes in Suit Over Right to Know GMO Legislation in Kaua’i

Surfrider Foundation has intervened in a new federal lawsuit in support of Kauai County's ordinance relating to disclosure of pesticide use and cultivation of genetically modified crops. Industry brought the suit in order to block implementation of the "right to know" legislation. Show More Summary

Ocean Acidification Workshop, Surfrider Foundation’s Washington Coast Blog

To inform public knowledge and engagement on issues that affect ocean health and coastal communities April 8th, 2014, Log Cabin Pavillion, Aberdeen, WA Tentative Agenda 9AM-12PM: Reducing Carbon, Nitrogen, and Phosphorus Pollution with Phytoremediation While there is little we can do to reduce global carbon emissions, the primary cause of ocean acidification (OA), there is […]

Marine Plastic Pollution Legal & Policy Solution Briefings for U.S. Senate Ocean Caucus

This week, Surfrider Foundation, with the help of UCLA Frank G. Wells Environmental Law Clinic, had the outstanding opportunity to present legal and policy solutions available for addressing marine plastic pollution at the federal level. Show More Summary

2013 Victories Recap

As we close in on the end of another great year of coastal protection it seems appropriate to look back at the hard work that’s been done by Surfrider Foundation volunteers and staff. Our activists have been busy this year, racking up 33 campaign victories so far

Surfrider Foundation Legal Department Highlights for 2013

The legal work at Surfrider Foundation moves at a fast and furious pace; however, we took a few minutes to look back on the year 2013 and acknowledge some of Surfrider Foundation’s accomplishments and strategic movement in legal campaigns. Show More Summary

Huntington Beach Seawater Desalination Put on Hold

After nearly ten years of the Surfrider Foundation and local residents raising concerns about plans to build a seawater desalination facility in Huntington Beach, the Coastal Commission finally reviewed the project and sent it back for improvements.

Martin’s Beach Litigation Update

The beautiful crescent-shaped stretch of beach in Half Moon Bay is the site of Surfrider Foundation's featured beach access campaign since owner, Vinod Khosla, has gated the only road leading down to the beach. While Surfrider Foundation...Show More Summary

Rise Above Plastics Month 2013

October of 2013 marked the third year of the Surfrider Foundation’s annual Rise Above Plastics Month, presented by Teva, during which Surfrider aimed to raise awareness of the dangers of plastic pollution and focus on finding solutions. Show More Summary

Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project 2013

The Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project, an ongoing partnership between the Surfrider Foundation and Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, celebrated a “splashingly” successful seventh year of keeping our beaches “barefoot friendly” across America...

Net Patrol Follow Up

The Surfrider Foundation Kauai Chapter has taken the unofficial lead in Rise Above Plastics Month efforts with their Net Send Off Party. The event was a culmination of hard work done primarily by volunteers that stockpiled 17,600 pounds of nets hauled from Kauai beaches!

Final Marine Debris Strategy Released!

The West Coast Governors Agreement on Ocean Health released their Final Marine Debris Strategy this week, with the help of Surfrider Foundation, Heal the Bay, state and federal government, industry and academia all contributing to the process. Show More Summary

Rise Above Plastics Month - A Challenge To Reduce Your Plastic Footprint!

The Surfrider Foundation is excited to announce that “Rise Above Plastics Month” is underway! The goal for October is to educate people on the threats single-use plastics pose to our marine environments, and challenge them to reduce their plastic footprint by making simple changes in their daily lives. Show More Summary

The golden age of coastal use mapping?

Driven by emerging uses of the ocean such as wave and wind energy, the Surfrider Foundation is conducting several new and upcoming ocean recreation studies across the country to inform ocean planning. Ocean planners are seeking this information on to develop plans that will protect existing uses of the ocean while finding space for new uses.

Surfrider | Teva Rise Above Plastics Month

Surfrider Foundation & Teva Team Up For "Rise Above Plastics Month" This...

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