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Surfrider Files Appeal to Stop Rock Groin on Sea Island, Georgia

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.

Florida Chapters Unite & Inspire at Annual Conference

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.

Surfrider Fights for Strong Microbeads Legislation on the Federal Level

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.

Senators Shed Light on Slow Response to Oil Spill

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.

Hawaii Supreme Court Sides with Surfrider to Protect Waikiki Beach from Kyo Ya’s Overdevelopment

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

Urge Governor Brown to Sign Oil Spill Prevention & Response Legislation

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

Paddle Out to Raise Awareness About Oil Spill Legislation

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 joins lawsuit to stop seawalls in Florida

Surfrider Foundation has joined three other conservation groups to save Florida's beaches and the sea turtles from the impacts of sea walls.

Surfrider Protecting Our Ocean From Desal

Surfrider Foundation is engaging to protect our ocean from desalination -- including from a flurry of proposed desal projects in the Monterey Bay area.

Surfrider Seeks to Protect Beaches from Seawalls in California Supreme Court Case

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 Attends and Presents at the National Adaptation Forum (NAF) in St. Louis

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

Nikki Reed Cleans Up Trash From Santa Monica Beach With Barefoot Wine

Nikki Reed poses beside just a little pile of the trash she helped clean up at the beach on Saturday morning (July 18) in Santa Monica, Calif. The 27-year-old actress teamed up with Barefoot Wine, the Surfrider Foundation, and over 100 volunteers for the annual Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project. “Barefoot knows that I use [...]

Surfrider Moves to Intervene in a Lawsuit Protecting Beach Access in Maine

Surfrider Foundation has attempted to join a lawsuit to protect generations of public beach access on Crowley Island, Maine.

Martin’s Beach Public Access Workshop Announced

The Surfrider Foundation is organizing a workshop to solicit input from the beach-going community about the particulars of restored public access to Martin’s Beach. The workshop will be held on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the Pacifica Community Center (540 Crespi Drive, Pacifica) from 6pm to 9pm. Show More Summary

Oil Samples Confirm Our Suspicion

Joint statement from the Surfrider Foundation, Heal the Bay and California Coastal Protection Network

How 72andSunny Helps Brands Build Customer Relationships and Be Better Citizens

Specs Current gig Director of Brand Citizenship, 72andSunny Previous gig CEO, Surfrider Foundation Twitter @jimmoriarty Age 52 You joined 72andSunny from the nonprofit Surfrider Foundation. What big idea did you bring with you? At Surfrider, we had one idea and that was coastal environmentalism. Show More Summary

SunPower and Surfrider Sharing Rays and Waves

Already dedicated to protecting oceans, waves, and beaches around the world, now Surfrider Foundation members can help mitigate global warming and reduce their carbon footprints by going solar through a new partnership with SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR). Show More Summary

Huntington Beach Sued Over Bag Ban Repeal

Surfrider Foundation, Orange County Coastkeeper and Californians Against Waste sued the City of Huntington Beach for their bag ban repeal ordinance, which lacked proper environmental review and public engagement, as required by the California Environmental Quality Act.

Microbeads Legislation on the Federal Stage and Around the Nation

Surfrider Foundation supports laws that address prevention and response to plastic pollution in our marine environment. Currently, there are several pieces of legislation, at both the state and national level, that address pollutionShow More Summary

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