We are Surfrider Foundation Europe
Since 1990, Surfrider Foundation Europe has become a reference in the fight for the protection of the ocean and its users, with the passion and commitment of its community on the ground.
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Thematics

Surfrider Europe works with all social actors (individual citizens and the public and private sectors) on 3 main issues.

Marine Litter

10 million tons of waste are thrown into the ocean each year – 80% of which is plastic.

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Coastal Development
and Climate Change

Coastal erosion, rising water levels, maritime transport, offshore platforms: the health of our coasts and oceans is permanently under threat.

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Water quality
and Health

Waste from agricultural areas, urban areas, even sewage: many sources of pollution threaten the quality of our coastal waters.

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news

G7 Pre-Summit: Promises Held for the Ocean Pavilion

From August 20 to 23, upstream of the G7 Summit in Biarritz.

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Ocean and Climate: the maritime economy put to the test by ecological transition

From August 20 to 23, upstream of the G7 Summit in Biarritz.

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Plastics: the main source of pollution in the marine environment

From August 20 to 23, upstream of the G7 Summit in Biarritz.

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Get involved

At the heart of Surfrider is the desire to give everybody a chance to take a stand and advocate for the protection of our coasts and oceans. If we all contribute the time that we can, we can make a real difference.

Become a Volunteer

Give your time to protect the ocean. 1 minute, 1 hour, 1 day – everything helps!

Take action

Sign a petition

Together, we can make a difference. Make your voice heard to protect the ocean.

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Report an issue

Grass-roots movements and networks of experts work to protect coasts and oceans from harm.

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Make a donation

There are various ways you can support our organisation financially. Join the Surfrider community!

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our levers
of action

Education and awareness

Essential part of Surfrider Europe’s DNA, particularly through volunteer-run local chapters.

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Political advocacy

Surfrider Europe plays a significant and active role on the European political stage.

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Scientific and legal expertise

Everyday, Surfrider Europe's experts do all they can to protect coasts and marine ecosystems.

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Ocean Pavillon

4 days to bring the Ocean into international negotiations.
August 20 to 23.

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Whether you made a donation or participated in a Surfrider Europe mission, you are part of the community. Be proud to use the hashtag #WeAreSurfriderEurope

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OCEAN CAMPUS

Learn and act for the ocean

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Why make a donation?

Join Surfrider and receive your member card, a fiscal receipt, an invitation, a right to vote at the general assembly, etc.

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Support our action

By donating to Surfrider, you can support our action and take an active part in saving the oceans.

Support our network

Surfrider is made up of a network of activists across 9?European countries. By supporting Surfrider, you can help us to become more efficient in the field.

Financial transparency

Surfrider strives for more transparency and undertakes to provide members with the clearest possible administrative and financial reports.

Tax deduction

66% of the amount of your donation can be deducted from your income tax up to 20

STORE

Supporting us is also proudly showing Surfrider Foundation Europe's values. We have therefore created an original and quality clothing collection at affordable prices.

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our values

PASSION

The passion for the oceans, the coastline and the pleasures animate everyone who supports Surfrider and guides the organization's action.

SHARING

Surfrider is rooted in the value of sharing and participation through inclusion and diversity.

RESPECT

Surfrider seeks a harmonious relationship between humans and nature.