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Gulf Oil Spill Update: Surfrider’s Environmental Director: “No Real End in Sight”

An aerial photograph taken last week of a rip current 62 miles from the wellhead. Image courtesy of Blake Gordon We asked Surfer Foundation‘s environmental director Chad Nelsen, head of their Not the Answer anti-offshore drilling initiative, to lend some perspective on the escalating situation in the Gulf of Mexico as continued efforts to stop…

Gulf Coast Oil Update: Should You Change Your Vacation? Surfrider Weighs In

A thunderstorm approaching in Miramar Beach on Florida's Gulf Coast. Photograph by Carol Mays, My Shot As oil continues to surge into the Gulf of Mexico from the site of last week's rig accident, travelers who had planned to relax on the Gulf Coast's silky white-sand beaches this summer should probably reconsider. Perhaps a better…

This Weekend: Barefoot Wine’s Free Beach Rescue Concert For Surfrider

On Saturday, August 29, head out to Asbury Park, New Jersey, for the Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Concert, a free concert benefiting the Surfrider Foundation and celebrating its 25th anniversary. Who's up? An impressive list of artists, including Joss Stone, Gavin DeGraw, Cold War Kids, and our personal favorite, Mason Jennings. Visit BeachRescueConcert.com for info.…