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Silicon Valley Billionaire Is Ignoring A Judge's Order To Open The Beach He Blocked

One week after San Mateo County Court Judge Barbara Mallach issued an order for billionaire Vinod Khosla to open access to Martin's Beach, a gate leading down to the shore remains closed. The Surfrider Foundation first filed suit against...Show More Summary

Surfrider Releases Ocean Friendly Gardens 2013 Annual Report

The Surfrider Foundation’s Ocean Friendly Gardens Program undertook an awesome effort in 2013, detailed in a newly released annual report.

Surfrider Launches Northeast Recreation Survey

The Surfrider Foundation, in partnership with Point 97 and SeaPlan and under the direction of the Northeast Regional Planning Body, has launched a recreational use survey for the New England coast.

Surfrider Prepares Appeal to Support Kaua’i GMO/Pesticide Ordinance

Even though Surfrider Foundation was not successful in our Intervention in support of Kaua'i County and their GMO/Pesticides Right to Know ordinance at the lower court, we have appealed the decision to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Show More Summary

Meet Surfrider’s New CEO: Chad Nelsen

After an exhaustive national search, the Surfrider Foundation named its new CEO – and it's none other than Dr. Chad Nelsen, the Environmental Director of the organization for the last 16 years.

Court Rules in Favor of Access to Martin’s Beach!

Surfrider Foundation was triumphant in a very important legal battle today with the ruling of San Mateo Superior Court Judge Barbara J. Mallach in favor of Surfrider Foundation’s arguments to restore beach access at Martin’s Beach. Specifically,...Show More Summary

Do a Good Turn: An Interview with Shaun Tomson

Stuart Coleman, Surfrider Foundation's Hawaii Regional Manager, sits down with professional surfer and former world champion, environmentalist, businessman and longtime Surfrider Ambassador, Shaun Tomson.

NOAA Study Finds Southern Californians Will (and Do!) Pay More to Visit Clean, Unpolluted Beaches

Every year the Surfrider Foundation coordinates with the Ocean Conservancy and the California Coastal Commission on International Coastal Cleanup Day to sweep clean beaches all over the world. Chapters all along our nation’s coast organize monthly regional cleanups where volunteers pick up trash on local beaches. Show More Summary

Happy 30th Birthday Surfrider Foundation

Today, the Surfrider Foundation turns 30 years old and to celebrate they have launched a website that chronicles the last three decades of the organization’s history. Here’s a little piece of it Thirty years ago a group of surfers from Malibu, California, were concerned about the health risks associated with environmental threats posed by escalating […]

Celebrating 30 Years of Coastal Protection

From a group of surfers in Malibu, California, to today’s network of more than 250,000, the Surfrider Foundation celebrates three decades of coastal protection.

Seismic Exploration for Oil & Gas Approved off the Atlantic Coast

The federal government has approved seismic exploration for oil and gas off the Atlantic coast. The decision, which was strongly opposed by the Surfrider Foundation, could pave the way for offshore drilling in the Atlantic.

Surfrider ‘Finishes Strong’ in Martin’s Beach Access Case

urfrider Foundation delivered powerful closing remarks in the Surfrider Foundation v. Martins Beach I and II LLC case in San Mateo Superior Court today. The crux of the case is to require the property owner, billionaire venture capitalist...Show More Summary

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 […]

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