The Doughmore wall project in Ireland : two years waiting for an answer

To build a wall on an Irish beach to protect a golf course from erosion : this is Donald Trump’s idea of environnemental protection.

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Chemical pollution of the ocean : the pesticide issue

The ocean contains many kinds of pollution. Chemical pollution, in particular, is caused by various ...

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When the icecap is melting somewhere, ocean level rises somewhere else

“Can the flap of a butterfly's wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas?”: That’s the butter...

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1 caught red-handed, 6 trials and 9 years after : a victory against maritime pollution in the Mediteranean

Surfrider Europe had been taking legal action against the owner of the Italian ship SDS Rain since h...

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Blue manifesto : 10 years to save the ocean

10 years, that's the deadline given by 102 environmental organizations, among which Surfrider Europe...

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2019 retrospective : Coastal Defenders get things moving

What should we remember about Coastal Defenders' actions in 2019? Out of the 12 in progress, here ar...

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Progressive Dialogue between all stakeholders is critical for ecological transition

An analysis of the current European systems has been conducted by the NGO.

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The passion for the oceans, the coastline and the pleasures animate everyone who supports Surfrider and guides the organization's action.


Surfrider is rooted in the value of sharing and participation through inclusion and diversity.


Surfrider seeks a harmonious relationship between humans and nature.