Warriewood STP discharge Warning

rain on the window pane

You really shouldn’t be contemplating getting in the water right now… particularly at Warriewood… Received at 1430 on Sat 20.6.16, from Sydney Water to RealSurf on behalf of Surfrider Foundation: Partially treated discharge at Warriewood WWTP at 1428 4/6/16. Flows receiving wet weather treatment.

Giant cruise ship harbour proposed for… Tugun (bye-bye Kirra!)

According to this story on goldcoast.com.au, billionaire Bob Ell has a wizard plan to improve the coastline of Tugun. He reckons that what the place needs is a massive offshore cruise ship terminal, mooring for lots of boats, three hotels and a casino. The vision splendid also includes “a water park, an underwater observatory, new […]

Historic Opportunity to Protect the Coral Sea

Friends of RealSurf,

Needed: one minute of your time for the whales.

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society are the fearless foot soldiers in this battle. And while not everyone can be on the ground, we are all online. Please take a moment to read on, and if you agree, sign the online petition.

Work for Surfrider Foundation!

  Coolest Jobs on the Coast! Surfrider Foundation is seeking 2 people for our Avalon National HQ, to help us protect Australia’s waves and beaches. We are NFP organisation with 23 volunteer-based branches around Australia. Operation Manager (30 hrs/wk) The Operations Manager reports to the Board as the senior employee responsible for running our National […]

Surfrider Beach Clean-up: Sth Curly, SUN 15 May at 0830

Grab your heavy gloves and join the Surfrider northern beaches crew for some beach cleaning activity at South Curl Curl this SUNDAY from 0830. Look for the Surfrider tent in the green space at South Curly where there’ll be bags and so on. Questions? Contact Nick Mercer on 0410903712 or email him at nicholas.mercer[at]det.nsw.edu.au Surfrider […]

Food Prices and Oil Prices

Not surfing-related, but interesting (to your webmaster, anyway). Found this page by a guy named Paul Chefurka last night while browsing… worrisome… sadly. Just for grins, I recently took the ten most recent years of world Food Price Index data from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the monthly average oil price from […]

The Duke’s Day and Surfrider Beach clean-up at Freshy Sat 15/1/2011

The organisers of the Duke’s Day say it will be a combination sustainability expo and fun events celebration and fundraiser for the Freshy SLSC. Surfrider Foundation will be on hand to conduct a beach clean up from about 0800 to 1000, so if you’re out and about on the day, say hi.

Sea Level rise impact on Sydney: SMH

Many of today’s groms will see this happen in their lifetime.. Amplify’d from www.smh.com.au Rising sea levels will swamp parts of Sydney Tom Arup ENVIRONMENT CORRESPONDENT December 16, 2010 A NUMBER of Sydney suburbs will be inundated regularly because of climate change-driven sea-level rises, threatening homes and community infrastructure worth billion of dollars by the […]