Climate change and coastal risks : closely linked issues

Europe is experiencing its greatest temperature highs to date, with recorded temperatures in French metropolitan territories surpassing 45°c. The current trends in temperature increase are causing intensified extreme phenomena, like frequent violent storms and natural hazards. The cause of today’s skyrocketing temperatures and unstable weather patterns is global warming, and its predicted to increase by 1.5°c, according to the IPCC.

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15/07/19

Summer: a good excuse to rethink simple and basic gestures.

Isn’t summer the best season to enjoy the fresh breeze from the ocean whether it’s with your fam...

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19/06/19

Vent Debout : a stopover to understand the plastic mechanics

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07/05/19

The new identity of Surfrider Europe, a look toward the future, born from its heritage.

Over the years, Surfrider Europe has succeeded in bringing together a large community of committed E...

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16/04/19

Offshore drilling: a worrying development

Nowadays, it represents a third of the global hydrocarbon production, despite still being the most r...

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25/03/19

Shipping containers at sea, an unacknowledged drift

The rise of shipping containers trafic has caused a type of pollution rather unknown to the general ...

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13/03/19

Save the Great Australian Bight from big oil

Global surf communities rally to protest oil drilling off the Australian Bight.

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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.