Environmental News
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
Latest News

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

The incredible art of Surfing World's last four years, on show.

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
Surfing Chefs For SurfAid, Bondi Beach, Sydney

Surfing Chefs For SurfAid, Bondi Beach, Sydney

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

4 17 Feb 2015
Video: Day 9 Highlights - 2015 Hurley Australian Open of Surfing

Video: Day 9 Highlights - 2015 Hurley Australian Open of Surfing

0 15 Feb 2015
Local Laura Enever Wins Australian Open of Surfing Women's Final

Local Laura Enever Wins Australian Open of Surfing Women's Final

0 15 Feb 2015
Video: Day 7 Highlights - 2015 Hurley Australian Open of Surfing

Video: Day 7 Highlights - 2015 Hurley Australian Open of Surfing

0 14 Feb 2015
Surfrider Takes The Spirit of Surfing Award

Surfrider Takes The Spirit of Surfing Award

1 13 Feb 2015
Video: Day 6 Highlights - 2015 Hurley Australian Open of Surfing

Video: Day 6 Highlights - 2015 Hurley Australian Open of Surfing

0 13 Feb 2015
Video: Day 5 Highlights - 2015 Hurley Australian Open of Surfing

Video: Day 5 Highlights - 2015 Hurley Australian Open of Surfing

0 12 Feb 2015
Gallery: Cluster Australian Premiere At The Hayden Orpheum, Sydney

Gallery: Cluster Australian Premiere At The Hayden Orpheum, Sydney

1 12 Feb 2015
Video: TOLL Victorian Open Series Rd1 - Phillip Island

Video: TOLL Victorian Open Series Rd1 - Phillip Island

0 11 Feb 2015
Video: Day 4 Highlights - 2015 Hurley Australian Open of Surfing

Video: Day 4 Highlights - 2015 Hurley Australian Open of Surfing

0 11 Feb 2015
The Surfing World Camp

The Surfing World Camp

2 10 Feb 2015
Coastalwatch Surf Cam Captures Fatal Shark Incident At Ballina – Official Statement

Coastalwatch Surf Cam Captures Fatal Shark Incident At Ballina – Official Statement

1 10 Feb 2015
Video: Day 3 Highlights - 2015 Hurley Australian Open of Surfing

Video: Day 3 Highlights - 2015 Hurley Australian Open of Surfing

0 10 Feb 2015
Caroline Angibaud claims victory at stop 1 of the Stand up World Tour in Hawaii

Caroline Angibaud claims victory at stop 1 of the Stand up World Tour in Hawaii

0 10 Feb 2015
Surfer Killed By Shark At Ballina

Surfer Killed By Shark At Ballina

11 9 Feb 2015
Junior Surfing – Girls Finalists and Guys Semi-Finalists Decided On Day 2

Junior Surfing – Girls Finalists and Guys Semi-Finalists Decided On Day 2

0 9 Feb 2015
Close Calls, Tight Tussles and International Dominance As Juniors Get Underway

Close Calls, Tight Tussles and International Dominance As Juniors Get Underway

0 9 Feb 2015
Jack Perry claims opening round of the TOLL Victorian Open Series Presented by HIF

Jack Perry claims opening round of the TOLL Victorian Open Series Presented by HIF

0 9 Feb 2015
Dream-like Pipeline Graces The Cover of SW

Dream-like Pipeline Graces The Cover of SW

0 6 Feb 2015
Nine Days of Action Set To Kick Off Tomorrow

Nine Days of Action Set To Kick Off Tomorrow

0 6 Feb 2015
TOLL Victorian Open Series set to kick off at Phillip Island

TOLL Victorian Open Series set to kick off at Phillip Island

1 6 Feb 2015
Mitch Crews & Dimity Stoyle Win Scoot Burleigh Pro

Mitch Crews & Dimity Stoyle Win Scoot Burleigh Pro

0 2 Feb 2015
Beachside The Waves of Action Keep Coming

Beachside The Waves of Action Keep Coming

0 29 Jan 2015
This Week In Surfing

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