Back in 2015, President Obama signed into law the Water of the United States Rule, a provision that restricts pollution in streams and tributaries that flow into lakes and rivers. It took years and years of studies by both the EPA and [...]
Lost a favorite plastic mug? Synthetic fleece socks? Maybe a preferred leash? Have you checked the bottom of the Mariana Trench, some 10km below the surface of the ocean? ‘Cause it’s apparently full of garbage. A report in [...]
Here’s a sentence you should definitely not expect to read often in the next few years: last week the President added 6,000 acres of pristine coastline to the California Coastal National Monument (CCNM), using the power of federa[...]
If you’re from Santa Cruz, or the greater Northern California Surfing Republic [...]
The 2014 Agents of Change winners, Sustainable Surf, are back at Turtle Bay for the S[...]
Torrential downpours on Monday morning swamped much of Honolulu, causing manholes in[...]
It has been nearly five months since the Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Me[...]
A chief drilling official says BP crews have resumed drilling a relief well meant to allow them to permanently seal the blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico. For The Full Story Click Here.
By Alex Haro Another drilling-related explosion rocked the Gulf of Mexico early Thursday morning, sending the crew of Mariner Energy’s Vermillion Block 380 into the water and igniting a massive fire. Thirteen workers were rescued fro[...]
CNN reported a well connected to an oil and gas production platform caught on fire [...]
By Alex Haro After the oil stopped spewing into the Gulf of Mexico last month, specul[...]
Surfrider Foundation‘s Matt McClain took these photos while assessing the damag[...]
New reports estimate that 4.9 million barrels of oil leaked into the Gulf before the [...]
By Alex Haro After months of serious public scrutiny, plummeting stock value, and sev[...]
By Alex Haro The weather deteriorated in the Caribbean last week as Hurricane Bonnie stormed her way towards the Gulf. Tensions were high around BP’s busted well, and drilling crews were ordered to stop work on the relief wells and p[...]
Courtesy of the Surfrider Foundation, local Floridians and gulf pro surfers, Shea and Cory Lopez give their reactions on the crisis that will forever impact the sunshine state in ways they never wanted to witness.