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Oct 14, 2020, 06:02 ET Surfrider State of the Beach Report: States Hit Hardest by Extreme Weather and Climate Change Remain the Least Prepared

The Surfrider Foundation, a nonprofit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world's ocean, waves and beaches, for...


Jul 23, 2020, 07:02 ET Surfrider Foundation Applauds Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act by Congress

On July 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Great American Outdoors Act, joining the Senate in voting to fully fund the Land and Water...


Jul 14, 2020, 09:00 ET Surfrider Foundation Releases First Annual Beach Cleanup Report

The Surfrider Foundation is pleased to release the 2019 Beach Cleanup Report, highlighting the impact of our national Beach Cleanup program and...


May 12, 2020, 20:22 ET Surfrider Foundation Releases Clean Water Report as America's Beaches Start to Reopen

The Surfrider Foundation today released its annual Clean Water Report to protect public health and clean water as beaches across the nation start to...


Feb 25, 2020, 16:48 ET Coastal Recreation and Tourism Leaders Demand Urgent Federal Action on Climate Change

On February 27, the Surfrider Foundation and leaders of the coastal recreation and tourism industry will present congressional leaders and White...


Nov 12, 2019, 16:53 ET 2019 State of the Beach Report Reveals that Majority of Coastal States Are Not Prepared for Climate Change Impacts

The Surfrider Foundation, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of the world's ocean, waves and beaches, today announced the...


Oct 23, 2019, 11:00 ET The Seas Are Rising and So Are We: Vissla and Surfrider Debut a Wetsuit They Never Want to Make a Reality to Turn the Tide Against Climate Change

Vissla and the Surfrider Foundation have debuted a new wetsuit design that they never want to make a reality. Developed to raise awareness of the...


Jul 02, 2019, 18:34 ET Jack Johnson And Sal Masekela Join Eddie Vedder, Carissa Moore, Kelly Slater And Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson To Support Surfrider's 'United States And Oceans Of America' This 4th Of July

To celebrate this Independence Day, thousands of coastal defenders, including Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, marine biologist Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, ...


Mar 22, 2019, 15:02 ET Protecting Clean Water and Public Health This World Water Day

In recognition of World Water Day, the Surfrider Foundation today released its definitive annual Clean Water Report to protect public health and...


Mar 04, 2019, 19:02 ET Coastal recreation and tourism leaders meet with federal officials in Washington, D.C. to oppose offshore drilling

On Thursday, February 28, the Surfrider Foundation and leaders of the coastal recreation and tourism industry presented Department of Interior and...


Dec 13, 2018, 15:47 ET Surfrider Report: Many states hit hardest by extreme weather and climate change impacts are the least prepared

The Surfrider Foundation today announced the release of its annual State of the Beach Report Card, which grades 30 U.S. coastal and Great Lakes...


Nov 01, 2018, 12:59 ET Surfrider Foundation launches 'United States and Oceans of America' campaign to protect our oceans and coasts nationwide

Today, the Surfrider Foundation, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of clean water and healthy beaches, launched its...


Aug 22, 2018, 14:43 ET The Surfrider Foundation celebrates 34 years and 500 coastal victories with a new logo and brand refresh

Today, the Surfrider Foundation announced the launch of a new brand identity with a reimagined logo and wordmark in celebration of its 34th birthday...


Jul 02, 2018, 19:06 ET Surfrider Foundation's One Ocean Event Benefits Clean Water, Healthy Beaches and Local Communities in Montauk, NY

On July 14, the Surfrider Foundation will host its 4th annual One Ocean event in Montauk, NY, to support clean water and healthy beaches. The evening ...


Jun 13, 2018, 01:52 ET 'Protect & Enjoy' this International Surfing Day, June 16

On Saturday, June 16, 2018, the Surfrider Foundation and international affiliates will host events around the globe in celebration of the 14th...


Apr 20, 2018, 06:19 ET Every Day Is Earth Day: Taking Action To Protect Clean Water

The Surfrider Foundation, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our ocean, waves and beaches, today released...


Jan 04, 2018, 04:24 ET Surfrider Foundation: Destructive and unnecessary proposed oil drilling expansion threatens U.S. coasts, millions of jobs and billions in GDP

Today, the Trump administration announced a proposal to expand offshore oil drilling in U.S. waters, threatening ocean recreation, tourism and...


Nov 07, 2017, 09:53 ET Report: Most Coastal States are Poorly Equipped to Respond to Rising Seas and Extreme Weather

The Surfrider Foundation today announced the release of its annual State of the Beach Report Card, which grades 30 states and the territory of Puerto ...


Jun 29, 2017, 14:59 ET Surfrider Foundation's Two Coasts One Ocean Events kick off in Montauk to protect clean water and healthy beaches

On July 8, the Surfrider Foundation will host its third annual Two Coasts One Ocean bicoastal event in Montauk, NY, to support clean water and...


Jun 14, 2017, 13:47 ET International Surfing Day, June 17, A Global Day of Activation to 'Share What You Love'

On Saturday, June 17, 2017, the Surfrider Foundation and international affiliates will host events around the globe in celebration of the 13th...


Apr 28, 2017, 14:35 ET Trump Administration Executive Order Threatens Millions Of American Jobs And Billions In GDP

Today, the Trump administration announced plans to expand offshore oil drilling in U.S. waters, threatening recreation, tourism, fishing and other...


Jan 12, 2017, 10:52 ET The Surfrider Foundation celebrates 400 coastal victories

Today, the Surfrider Foundation announced a landmark milestone of 400 victories achieved over the past decade for the protection of the ocean and...


Dec 20, 2016, 07:40 ET Surfrider Applauds Move to Ban Offshore Drilling in Parts of the Atlantic and Arctic

Today, President Obama exercised his executive authority to 'withdraw' parts of the Atlantic and Arctic outer continental shelf from future oil or...


Nov 29, 2016, 09:45 ET Team Surfrider And Positive Tracks Get Youth Outside To Get Active And Support The Protection Of Our Coasts

In recognition of #GivingTuesday, the Surfrider Foundation announces the launch of Team Surfrider, in partnership with Positive Tracks, to get youth...


Sep 15, 2016, 04:46 ET Surfrider Foundation Launches Nationwide "Long Live The Beach" Campaign

In conjunction with International Coastal Cleanup Day on September 17, 2016, the Surfrider Foundation launches its nationwide "Long Live the Beach"...