Joint statement from the Surfrider Foundation, Heal the Bay and California Coastal Protection Network
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
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
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.
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
The Surfrider Foundation is pleased to release its 2014 Annual Report for the Blue Water Task Force program. The time and interest that chapters and volunteers continue to dedicate towards monitoring the water quality at their localShow More Summary
The Surfrider Foundation, in partnership with Point 97 and the state of Washington, recently completed the Washington Coastal and Ocean Recreation Study and today released the final report.
Surfrider Foundation would like to invite you to participate at International Surfing Day which is a family friendly, sustainable, community, surfing lifestyle fundraising event on Saturday 20th of June 2015, 12pm – 16:30 at Dune Café, Palm Beach Parklands. Show More Summary
This article reviews the California Coastal Commission's recent grant of a Coastal Development Permit to the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department for developments at Sharp Park golf course, and the Surfrider Foundation San Francisco chapter's ongoing campaign to restore and protect Sharp Park, particularly, from coastal armoring.
Microbeads are a big topic this legislative session, and microbeads pollution is an important issue Surfrider Foundation is working to stop. Here is a sampling of various state microbeads bans in the works around the country.
Surfrider Foundation Europe has a simple message about consumer culture: "You buy, the sea pays." That's the motto behind a new ad campaign to combat the 5.25 trillion plastic particles currently polluting the oceans. According to Surfrider's press release, everyday human actions are to blame. Show More Summary
72andSunny announced the hiring of Jim Moriarty to head the launch of its new Brand Citizenship practice. Moriarty arrives at 72andSunny from the Surfrider Foundation, “the largest nonprofit devoted to coastal protection,” where he has served as CEO for ten years. Show More Summary
The Surfrider Foundation is once again looking to Congress to restore federal funding for the EPA BEACH grants program that funds water quality monitoring and public notification programs at beaches across the country.
It looks like Surfrider Foundation will be going back to court to fight for access in the Martin's Beach case. Billionaire venture capitalist property owner, Vinod Khosla, filed a Notice of Appeal this week to try to overturn the very strong lower court ruling. Show More Summary
The Delaware Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation filed an appeal with the Environmental Appeals Board Monday, January 26th, opposing the recent decision by DNREC to allow the proposed ocean outfall for the Rehoboth Beach Wastewater Treatment Facility to move forward.
Sunshine, soft sand beneath your feet, the squeals of children splashing in waves -- these are the memories of summer vacations. Chad Nelsen wants your children's children to have these memories too. As the newly appointed CEO of the...Show More Summary
The Surfrider Foundation has been selected to represent recreational users on the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee.
" The Eco Challenge events began with Surfrider Foundation Sunshine Coast and recently on the Gold Coast. Our aim is to assist Surfrider Foundation Australia branches with fundraising and connecting with their local community by holding an Eco Challenge. Show More Summary
As 2014 nears an end, we here at the Surfrider Foundation reflect on our mission, what we’ve accomplished and what lies ahead for our oceans, waves and beaches in 2015.
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