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Plasticfree ocean – how to make a change

You might have heard and read already quite a lot about “the plastic issue”. However, in this article we want to show you some options for doing something about the problem: Simple actions and many great initiatives – often from surfers for surfers. We hope to inspire you with them!

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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 …