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What's In Your Drink?

What's In Your Drink?

How are our oceans coping with pollution in 2015?

0 19 Nov 2015
BP Rejected!

BP Rejected!

Great Australian Bight oil drilling plans, today rejected

5 17 Nov 2015
One Of Them Is Not Like The Others

One Of Them Is Not Like The Others

Patagonia revolutionises wetsuits, starting today

0 16 Nov 2015
Lauren Hill On: Shark (click) Bait

Lauren Hill On: Shark (click) Bait

Every American knows that Australia is a deadly place

8 29 Oct 2015
NSW Government's $16 Million High-Tech Shark Solution

NSW Government's $16 Million High-Tech Shark Solution

The 6 strategies to eliminate fear and stop shark attacks this summer

11 25 Oct 2015
Fight for the Great Australian Bight

Fight for the Great Australian Bight

Brinkley Davies joins the fight to protect South Australia's pristine coastline from destruction

3 22 Oct 2015
Gerry Lopez Has A Message For You

Gerry Lopez Has A Message For You

'The More Things Change', world premiere and Australian showings

1 21 Oct 2015
Lennox Locals Call For Less Talk, More Action

Lennox Locals Call For Less Talk, More Action

The Lennox Head shark forum report: New shark deterrent technology to be trialled this summer

9 16 Oct 2015
Japan Expected To Recommence Killing Of Whales In December

Japan Expected To Recommence Killing Of Whales In December

Court proceedings against Japanese whaling company, Kyodo step up

2 10 Oct 2015
Review: Frackman – A Film About a Surfer Turned Accidental Activist

Review: Frackman – A Film About a Surfer Turned Accidental Activist

A film that's puts a human face on the fight going on against Coal Seam Gas in Australia

5 11 May 2015
How The 2015 Sydney Cyclone Eroded Our Shores

How The 2015 Sydney Cyclone Eroded Our Shores

The question is will this erosion continue? Australia's leading coastal scientist analyses the April storm.

8 30 Apr 2015
Can’t Touch This – Jock Serong's Visit To The Bentley Blockade

Can’t Touch This – Jock Serong's Visit To The Bentley Blockade

The murky waters swirling around coal seam gas in the Northern Rivers.

1 26 Jun 2014
Video: Coal Seam Gas Threat

Video: Coal Seam Gas Threat

So the coal seam gas thing is real. It's a real danger and it's time we all start realising it...

31 14 May 2014
Dave Rastovich On CSG and The North Coast

Dave Rastovich On CSG and The North Coast

Democracy/ Pointbreaks/ Rivers and Beaches all threatened by Coal Seam Gas Industry on North Coast

1 11 May 2014
Fractured Communities: The Discussion We Have to Have about Fracking

Fractured Communities: The Discussion We Have to Have about Fracking

Jock Serong breaks down the important issue of Hydraulic Fracturing for Coastalwatch. What, why, why not, and what's happening in Australia?

44 26 Mar 2014
Further Rallies Planned Against WA’s Catch and Kill Shark Policy

Further Rallies Planned Against WA’s Catch and Kill Shark Policy

On February 1st 2014 surfers, scientists and conservationists will once again join members of the general public in gathering to denounce the Western Australian Government’s new policy to catch and kill sharks.

32 28 Jan 2014
White Shoes and Bare Feet: The Kirra Cruise Ship Terminal

White Shoes and Bare Feet: The Kirra Cruise Ship Terminal

The Kirra Cruise ship terminal project had a wonderfully entertaining two-week life, Jock Serong tells its story.

23 17 Jan 2014
The Battle For Kirra Is On Again!

The Battle For Kirra Is On Again!

Protest Paddle out called for Sunday 19th January at North Kirra/Bilinga at 10am opposing $ 2 billion Ocean Terminal/Casino.

36 6 Jan 2014
SurfAid launches Philippines appeal in wake of Typhoon Haiyan

SurfAid launches Philippines appeal in wake of Typhoon Haiyan

Humanitarian organisation SurfAid today launched an appeal to assist the Filipino people in the wake of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda.

0 22 Nov 2013
Endangered Waves: The Point of No Return, Bastion Point, Victoria

Endangered Waves: The Point of No Return, Bastion Point, Victoria

Video and Article: With construction imminent, Jock Serong gives us another look at what's going on in Victoria's east.

0 8 Nov 2013
Endangered Waves: Bastion Point, Victoria

Endangered Waves: Bastion Point, Victoria

Surfrider give us an overview on the very real and immediate threat of losing the break.

2 6 Aug 2013
SurfAid: The Right to a Healthy Life

SurfAid: The Right to a Healthy Life

Many of the world’s best surf destinations are remote and people in remote areas are often forgotten, as delivering services there is costly, time-consuming and requires serious efforts. SurfAid passionately believes that no matter where you live, you have a right to access quality basic services.

0 29 Jul 2013
Two Years After The Tsunami

Two Years After The Tsunami

Filmmakers Michael Lawrence and David Kruta recently went to the Mentawai Islands and Nias, off Sumatra, Indonesia, to cover our work in malaria, water and sanitation, and emergency preparedness.

0 24 May 2013
Gold Coast City Council Announces Beaches Plan

Gold Coast City Council Announces Beaches Plan

The iconic 52-kilometre stretch of astonishing and picturesque coastal landscapes, which stretches along South-East Queensland’s Gold Coast region, is not only a haven for surfers and a highly sought-after district to live in, but acts as a vital economic strategy to assist in the sustainability of the area.

1 19 Apr 2013
Interview: Ash Grunwald On Coal Seam Gas Mining

Interview: Ash Grunwald On Coal Seam Gas Mining

Ash speaks about his apathy in the past, his ‘unlikely ally’ in Alan Jones and his commitment to seeing an end to the drilling. Photo: Swilly

0 3 Mar 2013
50 Ft Trawler Runs Aground at Cronulla Point

50 Ft Trawler Runs Aground at Cronulla Point

News and Gallery: A Queensland registered boat washed up on Cronulla Point can be seen live on Coastalwatch. Photo: Rielly Clarke.

0 19 Feb 2013
Gallery: Foam Party at Alexandra Headland - January 28, 2013

Gallery: Foam Party at Alexandra Headland - January 28, 2013

Phenomenal Weather Covers Sunny Coast Streets in Eerie Foam. Photo by Matt O'Brien

0 30 Jan 2013
DAVE RASTOVICH: Paddling Against Seabed Mining

DAVE RASTOVICH: Paddling Against Seabed Mining

READ: Rasta speaks to Coastalwatch about the impending threat to NZ's Maui Dolphin. There are only 55 left!

0 12 Dec 2012
Live Penguin Cam – Warrnambool, Victoria

Live Penguin Cam – Warrnambool, Victoria

In a world first, we're bringing you wild penguins LIVE in a unique collaboration between nature media and travel company Wildiaries.com, Warrnambool Council, Coastcare and optical company Swarovski. 

1 20 Nov 2012
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0 12 Feb 2016
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Friday Fails: Precision Collision

0 12 Feb 2016
Video: The Best Perspective (On Surfing)

Video: The Best Perspective (On Surfing)

0 11 Feb 2016
#BatlowSummer Winner - Week Seven

#BatlowSummer Winner - Week Seven

0 10 Feb 2016
Forecaster Blog: The North Pacific Rumbles (Again)

Forecaster Blog: The North Pacific Rumbles (Again)

0 10 Feb 2016
Video: Dbah's Mid Week Surprise

Video: Dbah's Mid Week Surprise

0 10 Feb 2016
What's In Tom Carroll's Quiver For The Eddie?

What's In Tom Carroll's Quiver For The Eddie?

2 10 Feb 2016
Review: Holding On, The Film That Will Define An Era In Wave Riding

Review: Holding On, The Film That Will Define An Era In Wave Riding

0 10 Feb 2016
Mason Ho & Ross Clarke-Jones Are Ready For The Eddie

Mason Ho & Ross Clarke-Jones Are Ready For The Eddie

0 10 Feb 2016
Good Waves? No, Great Waves

Good Waves? No, Great Waves

0 9 Feb 2016
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Anticipating The Violence In The Whitewash

0 8 Feb 2016
Surfing World Is Hiring!

Surfing World Is Hiring!

0 8 Feb 2016
Nicole McLachlan's Hunger Strike To Save Us & The Sharks

Nicole McLachlan's Hunger Strike To Save Us & The Sharks

2 7 Feb 2016
Include Women Or Don't Run Mavericks

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3 5 Feb 2016
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0 5 Feb 2016
Easy Road Trippin Adventures

Easy Road Trippin Adventures

0 5 Feb 2016
Jason Polakow Is The First Person To Windsurf Nazaré

Jason Polakow Is The First Person To Windsurf Nazaré

0 5 Feb 2016
Louie Hynd Finds A Left To Make Goofys Go Gaga

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0 4 Feb 2016
Festival Of The Stone

Festival Of The Stone

0 4 Feb 2016
#BatlowSummer Winner - Week Six

#BatlowSummer Winner - Week Six

0 3 Feb 2016
Video: 10 Reasons Jack Freestone Made The World Championship Tour

Video: 10 Reasons Jack Freestone Made The World Championship Tour

4 3 Feb 2016
I Can't Believe Today Is Happening, This Is As Good As It Gets

I Can't Believe Today Is Happening, This Is As Good As It Gets

1 2 Feb 2016
Video: Flaming Barrels & Screaming Targets

Video: Flaming Barrels & Screaming Targets

0 2 Feb 2016
Who's The Next Big Thing In Australian Surfing?

Who's The Next Big Thing In Australian Surfing?

0 2 Feb 2016
Barton Lynch's Best Hawaiian Winter Ever & This Week's Swell Outlook

Barton Lynch's Best Hawaiian Winter Ever & This Week's Swell Outlook

0 1 Feb 2016
Member Photo Of The Month

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2 1 Feb 2016
Super Storm Cells Cause Fatality On East Coast & WA Braces For Cat. 3 Cyclone

Super Storm Cells Cause Fatality On East Coast & WA Braces For Cat. 3 Cyclone

0 29 Jan 2016
Kelly Slater Saves Aussie Family's Life In Hawaii

Kelly Slater Saves Aussie Family's Life In Hawaii

2 29 Jan 2016
Hawaii Is Pumping & Slater Reckons It's Eddie Size

Hawaii Is Pumping & Slater Reckons It's Eddie Size

1 28 Jan 2016
The One Thing That Changes Your Life & Your Surfing

The One Thing That Changes Your Life & Your Surfing

0 28 Jan 2016
Weekend Surf Forecast 29 - 31 January, 2016

Weekend Surf Forecast 29 - 31 January, 2016

0 28 Jan 2016
Video: The Day I Dropped In On Kelly Slater's Barrel

Video: The Day I Dropped In On Kelly Slater's Barrel

0 28 Jan 2016
Video: Those Lucky Guys & That Point Break

Video: Those Lucky Guys & That Point Break

0 27 Jan 2016
#BatlowSummer Winner - Week Five

#BatlowSummer Winner - Week Five

0 27 Jan 2016
VIdeo: Snow Storm Surfing In North Carolina

VIdeo: Snow Storm Surfing In North Carolina

4 26 Jan 2016
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