SEA on SURFING ACCESS TEMPORARY STAIRS at THE HOOK

Here’s a story about surfers’ rights to access and scheduling oversights on huge public construction projects: specifically, the project informally known as “The Pleasure Point Seawall”. This site is located in Santa Cruz County, California and is surfed year-round by people of all ages.When SEA first looked over the proposed construction schedule for the project, we quickly noticed that the … [Read more...]

No New Offshore Oil Drilling

Help protect and preserve the California Coastline! Send a letter to Governor Schwarzenegger saying "NO" to offshore oil drilling. Help stop the Tranquillon Ridge Oil & Gas Project off of Santa Barbara. By Mail Download this letter to Governor Schwarzenegger. Print, sign, and mail it to: Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger State Capitol Building Sacramento, CA 95814 Online Go to … [Read more...]

The 4th Annual SEA Paddle around NYC

The 4th Annual SEA Paddle around NYC hosts some of surfing top legends, raises money for Surfers Healing. SEA event organizers Darrick Doerner & Andrew Mencinsky joined by 3 time world champion and legend Tom Curren, Keith Malloy, Gerry Lopez and 80+ friends for a 28 mile paddle around NYC and this year have added a 28 mile elite paddle race. Sea’s 4th Annual Paddle around New York … [Read more...]

Stop Dolphin Killing in Japan

The Story The Cove exposes the slaughter of more than 20,000 dolphins and porpoises off the coast of Japan every year, and how their meat, containing toxic levels of mercury, is sold as food in Japan and other parts of Asia, often labeled as whale meat. The majority of the world is not aware this is happening. The Solution The focus of the Social Action Campaign for The Cove is to create … [Read more...]

STYROFOAM AND PLASTIC BAG BANS SEA

Since November, 2007 the West Coast/North Outpost has been heavily-involved in advocating for bans on polystyrene (expanded plastic foam or Styrofoam) food take-out containers in restaurants and other food-service businesses around Monterey Bay and elsewhere in  California, and in the past three years we have also advocated for the reduction in single-use plastic carryout bags. Why? Well, … [Read more...]

Styro-Ban Project

Since November, 2007 the Santa Cruz Chapter has been heavily-involved in advocating for bans on polystyrene (expanded plastic foam or Styrofoam) food take-out containers in restaurants and other food-service businesses around Monterey Bay in California. Why? Well, because it’s a no-brainer for anyone who cares at all about the health of oceans and wildlife and the rampant trashing of our … [Read more...]

New Jersey Surf Reef

The New Jersey Surf Reef enters modeling design phase at the state level. After an 18 month stall at the state level due to lack of funding and political will, the SEA NJ surf reef project is now being modeled using the wave tank at Stevens Instititute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. In a meeting held on August 11th2008 with NJDEP, ACOE officials, and Congressman Pallone’s office, it was agreed to … [Read more...]

Pleasure Point

SEA led the effort to preserve public pathways to the surf at one of the most famous and historic surf spots in Northern California -- Pleasure Point in Santa Cruz. SEA entered into agreements with private property owners and state and local officials to maintain the conditions of the paths. Also, SEA has funded the liability insurance for almost a decade. Without SEA support and funding, this … [Read more...]