This week Surfrider Foundation, as represented by Earthjustice attorneys, notified Hawaii’s Agribusiness Development Corporation that the Coalition will sue the state agency for allowing pesticides and chemicals to contaminate a 40-mile-long drainage ditch system on the Mana Plain of Kauai’s beautiful west side.
Our school clubs and individuals are recognized for their outstanding leadership, performance, dedication and support in fulfilling the Surfrider Foundation’s mission to protect our world’s ocean, waves and beaches.
The West Coast Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Science Panel recently released their major findings, recommendations, and actions. Surfrider Foundation is connecting the drops to our initiatives and programs with multiple ways for you to get involved and be part of the solution.
The Surfrider Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of its 2015 Wavemaker Awards. These individuals, chapters and companies are recognized for their outstanding leadership, performance, dedication and support in fulfilling the Surfrider Foundation’s mission to protect our world’s ocean, waves and beaches.
Access At Long Last: Dana Point Strands Beach Access Settlement Agreement Affords Ample Public Access and Benefits - Surfrider Foundation celebrates the resolution of a six-year battle for beach access at Dana Point Strands Beach. The...Show More Summary
As Surfrider Foundation urged, the California Coastal Commission has told Cemex it must stop its unpermitted beach sand mining in Marina, California.
Eco Challenge Roots of Surfing Teams Challenge & Expression Session The third annual Surfrider Foundation Eco Challenge Gold Coast will be hosted this Saturday 19 March at the Tugun Beach as part of this year's Bleach Festival. It is...Show More Summary
The New York Times just ran an article about how city officials like Los Angeles Mayor’s and Los Angeles water agency managers are now seeing rainwater as resource, not a nuisance. Surfrider Foundation agrees, and utilizing it is also a way to prevent ocean pollution.
Today, Surfrider Foundation and the Altamaha Riverkeeper, appealed a decision of the Georgia Shore Protection Committee to permit the construction of a 350-foot rock groin on the pristine Sea Island Spit in southeastern Georgia. This would alter the sand sharing dynamic of the coastal barrier island, jeopardizing the south end of the Spit.
The Surfrider Foundation’s Florida Chapter Conference is held annually on the first weekend in November. It’s an opportunity for all the Florida Chapters to come together for two days of training, workshops, guest lectures, team-building, surfing, and fun.
As the issue of microbead plastic pollution gains awareness throughout the country, the U.S. Congress is looking to regulate the issue at the federal level, and Surfrider Foundation is fighting for the strongest legislation possible to outlaw these bad little beads.
Nothing highlighted the importance of Surfrider Foundation's work like a recent hearing held by Sen Allen and Sen Jackson. The hearing helped illuminate ‘response glitches’ that occurred immediately after the spill and focused on how to avoid these mistakes during future oil spills.
Surfrider Foundation and a coalition of environmental groups received a win from the Hawaii Supreme Court this week when it struck down the Kyo Ya Resort and Hotel's zoning variance that would expand the hotel 60 feet into the setback area on Waikiki, the state’s most popular beach. Show More Summary
The legislative season is full of twists and turns, every year. This year, the Surfrider Foundation and our partners were supporting four pieces of legislation that will improve oil spill prevention and responses should another spill...Show More Summary
On August 22nd, the Surfrider Foundation in partnership with Patagonia and other local groups organized a 5-mile round trip “paddle out” to an oil platform off Santa Barbara to raise awareness about the dangers and shortsightedness of offshore drilling. Show More Summary
Surfrider Foundation has joined three other conservation groups to save Florida's beaches and the sea turtles from the impacts of sea walls.
Surfrider Foundation is engaging to protect our ocean from desalination -- including from a flurry of proposed desal projects in the Monterey Bay area.
Today, the Surfrider Foundation submitted an application to file an amicus curiae brief with the California Supreme Court in Lynch v. California Coastal Commission, in support of the Commission's authority to regulate seawalls, and protect against coastal armoring's harmful effects to our shorelines.
Surfrider Foundation’s attendance at this renowned conference is just one of the many ways Surfrider is beginning to engage more actively on climate change adaptation work. While adaptation work is still in its infancy across the nation,...Show More Summary