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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

8 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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Offshore drilling in the Arctic region : the European Union sets a precedent

One of Surfrider Foundation Europe’s longest battles might come to an end, as the European Union (...

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There is no age to start protecting the ocean

With the eco-delegate guide, everyone can take part and get involved in the protection of the ocean ...

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Plastic pellet pollution: Surfrider Foundation Europe calls on Belgium to act

Belgium currently faces chronic plastic pollution of its rivers and its coastline. One of the source...

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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.

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

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

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

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

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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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Biennale Photoclimat : Paris has turned blue with Surfrider ...

Surfrider Foundation Europe and the artist Nicolas Henry have recently launched their exhibition, as part of the Bi...

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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.