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Nick Carroll On: It's All Happening Again – Another Dead Whale Buried

Nick Carroll On: It's All Happening Again – Another Dead Whale Buried

Another surf community has to worry about a dead whale and a council

14 16 Oct 2017
Nick Carroll On: Ballina's Turn On The Whale Carcass Merry-Go-Round

Nick Carroll On: Ballina's Turn On The Whale Carcass Merry-Go-Round

Bury it, get yelled at, then quickly dig it up — is this any way to treat a mammal?

18 11 Oct 2017
Community Assistance Required In Port Macquarie

Community Assistance Required In Port Macquarie

Here's what you can do

0 20 Sep 2017
Whale Burial On A City Beach? What The Hell Is The Port Macquarie/Hastings Council Doing?

Whale Burial On A City Beach? What The Hell Is The Port Macquarie/Hastings Council Doing?

"It might be an interesting three to five years."

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Whale Family Captured On Drone

Whale Family Captured On Drone

Migration season travelling

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1.55 Million Square Kilometres Of Marine Protection

1.55 Million Square Kilometres Of Marine Protection

The crossing of the Ross Sea

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Double Down now!

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Nick Carroll On: Beyond The Panic, The Facts About Shark Nets

Nick Carroll On: Beyond The Panic, The Facts About Shark Nets

What do they do? What don’t they? Here are the facts & figures

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UPDATE: The NSW DPI Answers Coastalwatch's Questions On The Failed Shark Barriers

UPDATE: The NSW DPI Answers Coastalwatch's Questions On The Failed Shark Barriers

Nick Carroll digs deeper into the story

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Scary Ground May Be Broken At Bells Beach

Scary Ground May Be Broken At Bells Beach

Tourist accommodation proposal

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What Can Surfers Expect As A Result Of Climate Change In Our Lifetime & Beyond?

What Can Surfers Expect As A Result Of Climate Change In Our Lifetime & Beyond?

Sea level will rise between 20-80 cm between now & 2100

0 29 Aug 2016
Australia’s Biggest Reef Is Given A Name & Voice

Australia’s Biggest Reef Is Given A Name & Voice

The Great Southern Reef

8 23 Aug 2016
FEATURE FILM: The Biggest East Coast Swell Of A Generation

FEATURE FILM: The Biggest East Coast Swell Of A Generation

The waves, the people and the stories Once'A Swell

4 15 Jul 2016
The Making Of Something Big

The Making Of Something Big

736kg of rubbish and some tasty craft beer

4 11 Jul 2016
The 5 Easiest Ways To Avoid Plastic This July

The 5 Easiest Ways To Avoid Plastic This July

It takes 30 days to make a new habit so get started!

0 9 Jul 2016
Atolls, Anchor Watch, and Waves

Atolls, Anchor Watch, and Waves

The land of the flat sky

0 4 Jul 2016
New Pinger Technology To Protect Whales From Shark Nets

New Pinger Technology To Protect Whales From Shark Nets

Queensland Government makes advances shark deterrents

1 1 Jun 2016
The Great Pacific Surf & Climate Expedition

The Great Pacific Surf & Climate Expedition

Blue Healer I sets sail today!

4 21 Apr 2016
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

17 25 Oct 2015
Latest News

Someone's Taking Home A Brand New Chilli Surfboard!

The third winner announced for 7 Boards, 7 Weeks! Join Coastalwatch Plus to enter now

0 24 Nov 2017
Video: Firing Gold Coast Points This Week

Video: Firing Gold Coast Points This Week

0 24 Nov 2017
The WSL Is Going Back To Bali, Ditching Fiji & Trestles

The WSL Is Going Back To Bali, Ditching Fiji & Trestles

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WSL Announce Wave Pool For 2018 Championship Tour

WSL Announce Wave Pool For 2018 Championship Tour

3 18 Nov 2017
Look Who Just Scored A New Jye Byrnes Anchovy...

Look Who Just Scored A New Jye Byrnes Anchovy...

0 17 Nov 2017
We're Hiring!

We're Hiring!

0 14 Nov 2017
"Mick, I Owe You A Beer." Fanning Shark Punch Legacy

"Mick, I Owe You A Beer." Fanning Shark Punch Legacy

0 14 Nov 2017
Video: UK Charger Breaks His Back At Giant Nazaré

Video: UK Charger Breaks His Back At Giant Nazaré

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Fun D-Bah, Snapper Runners, and a Board in the Face

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0 8 Nov 2017
Cleaning up the Beaches

Cleaning up the Beaches

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We Are Hiring! Surfing World Senior Graphic Designer

We Are Hiring! Surfing World Senior Graphic Designer

0 7 Nov 2017
Paige Alms On Winning Her Second Pe'ahi Challenge

Paige Alms On Winning Her Second Pe'ahi Challenge

0 3 Nov 2017
Zahli Kelly's Lakey Peak Ramps

Zahli Kelly's Lakey Peak Ramps

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Perfect Swell For Pe'ahi Challenge

Perfect Swell For Pe'ahi Challenge

0 29 Oct 2017
Surfing Victoria's Phillip Island Pro Provides Equal Prize Money This Weekend

Surfing Victoria's Phillip Island Pro Provides Equal Prize Money This Weekend

0 27 Oct 2017
Is Life Really Better In Boardshorts?

Is Life Really Better In Boardshorts?

0 23 Oct 2017
Who Is The Biggest Self-Proclaimed Over-Achiever In Surfing?

Who Is The Biggest Self-Proclaimed Over-Achiever In Surfing?

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What In The Heck Actually Is An Ambassador of Stoke?

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Sean Doherty On: As World's Divide

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Help Save Our Oceans & Score The Trip Of A Lifetime With Barton Lynch

Help Save Our Oceans & Score The Trip Of A Lifetime With Barton Lynch

0 17 Oct 2017
Scary Good Tour Kicks Off With USA Premiere

Scary Good Tour Kicks Off With USA Premiere

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Nick Carroll On: It's All Happening Again – Another Dead Whale Buried

Nick Carroll On: It's All Happening Again – Another Dead Whale Buried

14 16 Oct 2017
Tackling The WSL Restructure Controversy Head On

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Historic Surf Event Continues In Newcastle

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Occy Puts 2 Surf Brothers Together - At Last

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Kanoa Igarashi On Re-Surfs, Hassling & Filipe's Dad

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Battle Royale Is Back

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