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Sustainable sunscreen for surfers

Most surfers probably align on the following statement: sunscreen is a must when surfing. However, so far there is no mutual consent about which sunscreen should be used: A classical sunscreen with a high sun protection factor or one made out of zinc? We looked at both types from the…

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How To Make Your Own Surf Wax

Did you know that you could make your own surf wax at home? Especially for warm water wax you don´t even need that much and the best: it is all eco-friendly! In this article our guest author Dom Taylor tells us what you need and how to make your own…

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Big foot on a small planet: The ecological footprint of surfers

Surfers tend to have a good reputation for environmental awareness: ocean conservation projects, beach clean-ups and environmental organizations are run and supported by surfers everywhere. However Tobias C. Schultz claims that particularly surfers have a huge ecological footprint, greater than the ones of most other people! We investigated about this…

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An organic wetsuit

A wetsuit without neoprene which still keeps you warm? Some of you might be skeptical. However, also natural rubber and recycled polyester do an excellent job – Let’s have a look at the french producer Soöruz and his sustainable wetsuits …

Africa, Surf travelling

Escape 3 Points

If you are looking for a surf destination which is not yet overcrowded with tourists, you will definitely like Ghana. We were even more happy to learn, that there do exist great sustainable projects over there. And Escape 3 Points does really have a lot to offer …

Oceania, Surf travelling

Maqai

Fiji is a dream destination for many surfers. To get to these paradise islands in a sustainable way is not easy at all (but yes, there are people who get there sailing!). Finding a sustainable accommodation, however, is not so difficult and what we found exceeded our expectations …