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Earthquakes Devastate Ecuador & Japan and Shake Tonga

Earthquakes Devastate Ecuador & Japan and Shake Tonga

All the latest from the Pacific

0 17 Apr 2016
Beach Rotation; How & Why Sand Moves On Our Beaches In Storms

Beach Rotation; How & Why Sand Moves On Our Beaches In Storms

Andrew Short on Beach Rotation

0 24 Feb 2016
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

14 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
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Video: Sydney Bombora Comes To Life

Big Wednesday 25th May

0 27 May 2016
Friday Fails: All Caught Up

Friday Fails: All Caught Up

0 27 May 2016
One Simple Way To Make Someone Happy Today

One Simple Way To Make Someone Happy Today

0 25 May 2016
Bethany Hamilton Will Surf Fiji With The Top 17 Surfers

Bethany Hamilton Will Surf Fiji With The Top 17 Surfers

0 24 May 2016
Prestige At Bells Beach

Prestige At Bells Beach

0 23 May 2016
The Making Of Modern Balsa Boards

The Making Of Modern Balsa Boards

0 21 May 2016
The One Reason You Can't Help But Be Stoked For John Florence

The One Reason You Can't Help But Be Stoked For John Florence

6 20 May 2016
John John Florence & Tyler Wright Claim Victory In Rio

John John Florence & Tyler Wright Claim Victory In Rio

1 20 May 2016
The Craic: Ireland On The Pump

The Craic: Ireland On The Pump

0 18 May 2016
Don't Crack Under Pressure

Don't Crack Under Pressure

0 17 May 2016
Maelstrom: The Wild Power and Mystery of Luke Shadbolt

Maelstrom: The Wild Power and Mystery of Luke Shadbolt

1 16 May 2016
What's Been Happening In Rio?

What's Been Happening In Rio?

0 15 May 2016
Split Peaks, Solitude & Sensational Surfing

Split Peaks, Solitude & Sensational Surfing

1 14 May 2016
Byron Bay Beach Clean, Beer & The Delta Riggs

Byron Bay Beach Clean, Beer & The Delta Riggs

0 13 May 2016
The Greatest Thing About Surfing

The Greatest Thing About Surfing

2 12 May 2016
Utah // Get Me Two

Utah // Get Me Two

1 12 May 2016
Sean Doherty On The 4 Stages Of Balding, Slater, Irons & The Future Of The Surfing

Sean Doherty On The 4 Stages Of Balding, Slater, Irons & The Future Of The Surfing

1 9 May 2016
Is This The Ultimate Dream Barrel?

Is This The Ultimate Dream Barrel?

1 7 May 2016
Currumbin Alley Is Ready

Currumbin Alley Is Ready

0 6 May 2016
Your Dream Job Has Just Popped Up

Your Dream Job Has Just Popped Up

3 5 May 2016
Carissa Moore & Nat Young Shredding At Kelly Slater's Wave Pool

Carissa Moore & Nat Young Shredding At Kelly Slater's Wave Pool

1 5 May 2016
This Is Perfect Anchor Point

This Is Perfect Anchor Point

4 3 May 2016
Community Rally To Support Young Shark Attack Victim

Community Rally To Support Young Shark Attack Victim

2 3 May 2016
A Chat With Super Coach, Glen Micro Hall

A Chat With Super Coach, Glen Micro Hall

0 29 Apr 2016
Cold Bells To Hot Rocks

Cold Bells To Hot Rocks

0 28 Apr 2016
Surfing World Magazine: Issue 373

Surfing World Magazine: Issue 373

0 28 Apr 2016
The Great Race For A Wave Pool Intensifies In Sydney

The Great Race For A Wave Pool Intensifies In Sydney

7 28 Apr 2016
The Breathe Project

The Breathe Project

0 27 Apr 2016
Remote Atoll Rewards

Remote Atoll Rewards

0 26 Apr 2016
Champions Crowned At HIF Victorian SUP Titles

Champions Crowned At HIF Victorian SUP Titles

0 26 Apr 2016
Bede Durbidge On Being Smashed At Pipe & Owning A Brewery

Bede Durbidge On Being Smashed At Pipe & Owning A Brewery

1 22 Apr 2016
Kelly Slater Enjoyed Pumping Cloudbreak Today

Kelly Slater Enjoyed Pumping Cloudbreak Today

3 20 Apr 2016
12-Year-Old Victorian, Sage Goldsbury Is Ready For The Big League

12-Year-Old Victorian, Sage Goldsbury Is Ready For The Big League

0 19 Apr 2016
Best Line-Up Ever: Somewhere In New Zealand

Best Line-Up Ever: Somewhere In New Zealand

10 19 Apr 2016
Earthquakes Devastate Ecuador & Japan and Shake Tonga

Earthquakes Devastate Ecuador & Japan and Shake Tonga

0 17 Apr 2016
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Kelly's Pool Party, Kelly's Banana, & The Wicked High Lines of Harrison Roach – This Week In Surfing

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