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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.

0 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?

41 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
SUPER TRAWLER: The Curious Case of The FV Margiris

SUPER TRAWLER: The Curious Case of The FV Margiris

Debate: Jock Serong asks how we best understand the issues around the Abel Tasman.

0 17 Sep 2012
THE TEETH OF THE GREAT WHITE DEBATE

THE TEETH OF THE GREAT WHITE DEBATE

Why shark attack statistics tell us so much, and so little. Photo: www.spotashark.com

0 18 Jul 2012
Rasta helps NZ's Maui Dolphins

Rasta helps NZ's Maui Dolphins

Like dolphins? So does Rasta. Find out why New Zealand's Maui Dolphins need your help...

0 29 May 2012
Kelly Slater Helps Clean Up Bali

Kelly Slater Helps Clean Up Bali

Legian Beach, looking clean and inviting - but during the wet season onshore winds heap rubbish on the sand. Recently, Kelly Slater has got behind the push to clean up Bali's surf zones. Photo: Greg Scott

0 2 May 2012
Bells Carpark - Surf Coast Shire Responds

Bells Carpark - Surf Coast Shire Responds

Council claims record of improvements at Bells... Photo: ASP

0 12 Apr 2012
Bells Beach Brouhaha

Bells Beach Brouhaha

There's a storm brewing in the Bells Beach carpark Tim Baker investigates the grey line between conservation, recreation and tourism in Australia's first surfing reserve... Photo: Scanlon

0 3 Apr 2012
Whale sharks back at Ningaloo

Whale sharks back at Ningaloo

Want to swim with the biggest fish in the sea? Now's the time...

0 12 Mar 2012
The Value of a Wave

The Value of a Wave

Increasing coastal urbanisation is leaving the future of many of the world's iconic breaks in doubt. Coastal Basque Country, France provided the backdrop for a Global Wave Conference on the value and protection of waves...Photo: Burkard.

0 10 Nov 2011
TransparentSea voyage finale

TransparentSea voyage finale

After nearly a month of surfing, sailing and paddling their way down the Californian coast to raise awareness for coastal and marine issues, the group of environment campaigners reached their final destination, Mission Bay, in San Diego.

0 26 Oct 2011
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The Surfing World Camp – What's Going Down

A gathering of the tribe, a classic Australian surf trip.

0 26 Mar 2015
Mason Ho Scores Rip Curl Pro Bells Wildcard!

Mason Ho Scores Rip Curl Pro Bells Wildcard!

1 26 Mar 2015
Video: Stand-up Close-outs At A Thumping Aussie Beachie

Video: Stand-up Close-outs At A Thumping Aussie Beachie

2 26 Mar 2015
Video: Jay Davies Muscles P-Pass Llke A True West Oz Legend

Video: Jay Davies Muscles P-Pass Llke A True West Oz Legend

1 25 Mar 2015
Medina Will Be At Bells, World Surf League Rules On Gabby's On Air Swear

Medina Will Be At Bells, World Surf League Rules On Gabby's On Air Swear

5 24 Mar 2015
Video: John John Makes Snapper Rocks Look Like His Skatepark

Video: John John Makes Snapper Rocks Look Like His Skatepark

1 23 Mar 2015
CoastalComs News: Sensor-Q: Sensor Data Solutions Grant

CoastalComs News: Sensor-Q: Sensor Data Solutions Grant

0 23 Mar 2015
18 Photos of Cyclone Pam Delivering Groomed Perfection For New Zealand and Dave Rastovich

18 Photos of Cyclone Pam Delivering Groomed Perfection For New Zealand and Dave Rastovich

0 20 Mar 2015
World Surfing Champions Martin Potter & Tom Carroll Joined Top Chefs From Around Australia Raising $44,000 For Surfing Chefs For SurfAid

World Surfing Champions Martin Potter & Tom Carroll Joined Top Chefs From Around Australia Raising $44,000 For Surfing Chefs For SurfAid

0 19 Mar 2015
Weekend Surf Forecast 20 - 22 March 2015

Weekend Surf Forecast 20 - 22 March 2015

0 19 Mar 2015
Life's a Beach Photo Competition Winner

Life's a Beach Photo Competition Winner

1 16 Mar 2015
Toledo Victorious at Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast

Toledo Victorious at Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast

2 13 Mar 2015
Moore Kicks Year Off with Roxy Pro Triumph

Moore Kicks Year Off with Roxy Pro Triumph

0 13 Mar 2015
Major Upsets At Quiksilver Pro As Quarterfinalists Decided

Major Upsets At Quiksilver Pro As Quarterfinalists Decided

0 12 Mar 2015
4 New Cams Launched For Gold Coast and Nth to Mid Coast NSW

4 New Cams Launched For Gold Coast and Nth to Mid Coast NSW

1 12 Mar 2015
Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast Powers Through Round 2 of Competition

Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast Powers Through Round 2 of Competition

0 12 Mar 2015
Subscribe To SW and Score A Limited Edition 50 Years of SDS Tee

Subscribe To SW and Score A Limited Edition 50 Years of SDS Tee

0 10 Mar 2015
Forecaster Blog: Tropical Cyclone Pam Heads South

Forecaster Blog: Tropical Cyclone Pam Heads South

2 9 Mar 2015
Surfing Chefs For SurfAid, Bondi Beach, Sydney

Surfing Chefs For SurfAid, Bondi Beach, Sydney

0 7 Mar 2015
Gallery: Cluster Gold Coast Premiere at Kirra Surf Shop – March 5, 2015

Gallery: Cluster Gold Coast Premiere at Kirra Surf Shop – March 5, 2015

1 6 Mar 2015
Update: World Surf League Extends Event Window For Quiksilver and Roxy Pros Gold Coast

Update: World Surf League Extends Event Window For Quiksilver and Roxy Pros Gold Coast

17 6 Mar 2015
Weekend Surf Forecast 6 - 8 March 2015

Weekend Surf Forecast 6 - 8 March 2015

0 5 Mar 2015
Gallery: Sur Fart – Serious Experiments In Surf Cartoonery by Nanda Ormond – Coolangatta, Saturday 28th

Gallery: Sur Fart – Serious Experiments In Surf Cartoonery by Nanda Ormond – Coolangatta, Saturday 28th

0 3 Mar 2015
Contiki presents Surfrider Foundation Beach Clean-up Tour

Contiki presents Surfrider Foundation Beach Clean-up Tour

0 2 Mar 2015
World's Best Light Up Snapper Rocks For Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Round 1

World's Best Light Up Snapper Rocks For Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Round 1

0 2 Mar 2015
Desert2Surf and PrizeAid 2015 Fundraising Campaign

Desert2Surf and PrizeAid 2015 Fundraising Campaign

0 26 Feb 2015
Video: Josh Kerr Now Rides For Raen

Video: Josh Kerr Now Rides For Raen

0 25 Feb 2015
Video: O'Neill Launches Unreasonable Expectations Campaign With Dramatic Clip

Video: O'Neill Launches Unreasonable Expectations Campaign With Dramatic Clip

1 25 Feb 2015
Official Trailer: Roxy Pro Gold Coast

Official Trailer: Roxy Pro Gold Coast

0 25 Feb 2015
Video: Victorian Junior Series Presented by HIF - Phillip Island

Video: Victorian Junior Series Presented by HIF - Phillip Island

0 24 Feb 2015
Official Trailer: Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast

Official Trailer: Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast

2 20 Feb 2015
Stuart Kennedy joins the Komunity Project Surf Accessory team

Stuart Kennedy joins the Komunity Project Surf Accessory team

0 19 Feb 2015
Guide to Surfing Manly Beach

Guide to Surfing Manly Beach

0 19 Feb 2015
Video: TOLL Victorian Open Series Gunnamatta

Video: TOLL Victorian Open Series Gunnamatta

1 17 Feb 2015
Video: Mick Fanning and the Wipeout of His Life At The Best Cloudbreak Ever

Video: Mick Fanning and the Wipeout of His Life At The Best Cloudbreak Ever

5 17 Feb 2015
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