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Sean Doherty: Australia Cooks as Bight Oil Field Approved

Sean Doherty: Australia Cooks as Bight Oil Field Approved

NOPSEMA announced that they've given Equinor the nod to drill in the Bight

10 19 Dec 2019
Nias: "It Is a Complete Disaster"

Nias: "It Is a Complete Disaster"

Construction continues at Lagundri Bay; local surfers up in arms

17 22 Aug 2019
Surfing Icons and World Champs Sign Open Letter to Norwegian Oil Drillers

Surfing Icons and World Champs Sign Open Letter to Norwegian Oil Drillers

An Open Letter From the Surfers of Australia

42 4 Mar 2019
Nick Carroll: The Bight Fight Is Just Beginning

Nick Carroll: The Bight Fight Is Just Beginning

We all need to understand this – and its consequences

28 21 Feb 2019
"Say No To Tar" Rally Planned For Crescent Head

"Say No To Tar" Rally Planned For Crescent Head

Residents and Kempsey Shire Council set to clash over the contentious sealing of Plomer Road

10 10 Jan 2019
Nick Carroll On: It's All Happening Again – Another Dead Whale Buried

Nick Carroll On: It's All Happening Again – Another Dead Whale Buried

Another surf community has to worry about a dead whale and a council

14 16 Oct 2017
Nick Carroll On: Ballina's Turn On The Whale Carcass Merry-Go-Round

Nick Carroll On: Ballina's Turn On The Whale Carcass Merry-Go-Round

Bury it, get yelled at, then quickly dig it up — is this any way to treat a mammal?

18 11 Oct 2017
Community Assistance Required In Port Macquarie

Community Assistance Required In Port Macquarie

Here's what you can do

20 Sep 2017
Whale Burial On A City Beach? What The Hell Is The Port Macquarie/Hastings Council Doing?

Whale Burial On A City Beach? What The Hell Is The Port Macquarie/Hastings Council Doing?

"It might be an interesting three to five years."

32 20 Sep 2017
Whale Family Captured On Drone

Whale Family Captured On Drone

Migration season travelling

26 Jun 2017
1.55 Million Square Kilometres Of Marine Protection

1.55 Million Square Kilometres Of Marine Protection

The crossing of the Ross Sea

2 May 2017
This Is The Real Difference

This Is The Real Difference

Double Down now!

22 Nov 2016
Nick Carroll On: Beyond The Panic, The Facts About Shark Nets

Nick Carroll On: Beyond The Panic, The Facts About Shark Nets

What do they do? What don’t they? Here are the facts & figures

74 21 Oct 2016
UPDATE: The NSW DPI Answers Coastalwatch's Questions On The Failed Shark Barriers

UPDATE: The NSW DPI Answers Coastalwatch's Questions On The Failed Shark Barriers

Nick Carroll digs deeper into the story

23 20 Sep 2016
Scary Ground May Be Broken At Bells Beach

Scary Ground May Be Broken At Bells Beach

Tourist accommodation proposal

11 19 Sep 2016
What Can Surfers Expect As A Result Of Climate Change In Our Lifetime & Beyond?

What Can Surfers Expect As A Result Of Climate Change In Our Lifetime & Beyond?

Sea level will rise between 20-80 cm between now & 2100

29 Aug 2016
Australia’s Biggest Reef Is Given A Name & Voice

Australia’s Biggest Reef Is Given A Name & Voice

The Great Southern Reef

8 23 Aug 2016
FEATURE FILM: The Biggest East Coast Swell Of A Generation

FEATURE FILM: The Biggest East Coast Swell Of A Generation

The waves, the people and the stories Once'A Swell

4 15 Jul 2016
The Making Of Something Big

The Making Of Something Big

736kg of rubbish and some tasty craft beer

4 11 Jul 2016
The 5 Easiest Ways To Avoid Plastic This July

The 5 Easiest Ways To Avoid Plastic This July

It takes 30 days to make a new habit so get started!

1 9 Jul 2016
Atolls, Anchor Watch, and Waves

Atolls, Anchor Watch, and Waves

The land of the flat sky

4 Jul 2016
New Pinger Technology To Protect Whales From Shark Nets

New Pinger Technology To Protect Whales From Shark Nets

Queensland Government makes advances shark deterrents

1 1 Jun 2016
The Great Pacific Surf & Climate Expedition

The Great Pacific Surf & Climate Expedition

Blue Healer I sets sail today!

1 21 Apr 2016
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Good Times On The Goldy With Brent Dorrington and Crew

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Two Electric Sessions on the Tweed Coast With the Future of Australian Surfing

Two Electric Sessions on the Tweed Coast With the Future of Australian Surfing

4 16 Jan 2020
Sean Doherty: Davey Cathels and the High Country Fire

Sean Doherty: Davey Cathels and the High Country Fire

3 14 Jan 2020
Nick Carroll: "The Only Thing I Could Compare It to Is War"

Nick Carroll: "The Only Thing I Could Compare It to Is War"

15 10 Jan 2020
Nick Carroll: The Holidays That Never Were

Nick Carroll: The Holidays That Never Were

1 9 Jan 2020
Nick Carroll: The Storm Front

Nick Carroll: The Storm Front

1 8 Jan 2020
Nick Carroll: They're All History Now

Nick Carroll: They're All History Now

10 7 Jan 2020
Here Are a Bunch of Ways You Can Help Our Coastal Communities During this Bushfire Crisis

Here Are a Bunch of Ways You Can Help Our Coastal Communities During this Bushfire Crisis

7 Jan 2020
Epic Swells and Awesome Sessions of 2019

Epic Swells and Awesome Sessions of 2019

30 Dec 2019
The Ten Biggest Things from Surfing and the Internet This Decade

The Ten Biggest Things from Surfing and the Internet This Decade

3 27 Dec 2019
The Ten Biggest Things from Surfing and the Internet in 2019

The Ten Biggest Things from Surfing and the Internet in 2019

1 23 Dec 2019
Epic, All Star Kirra From the Vault

Epic, All Star Kirra From the Vault

6 22 Dec 2019
Nick Carroll: How Italo's Win Unveiled Itself, as Viewed From the Sand at Pipeline

Nick Carroll: How Italo's Win Unveiled Itself, as Viewed From the Sand at Pipeline

5 20 Dec 2019
Sean Doherty: Italo Crowned 2019 Champion of the World After Epic Pipe Masters Medina Showdown

Sean Doherty: Italo Crowned 2019 Champion of the World After Epic Pipe Masters Medina Showdown

11 20 Dec 2019
Sean Doherty: Australia Cooks as Bight Oil Field Approved

Sean Doherty: Australia Cooks as Bight Oil Field Approved

10 19 Dec 2019
FCS Shaper Awards: Jon Pyzel Receives The Icon Award

FCS Shaper Awards: Jon Pyzel Receives The Icon Award

19 Dec 2019
Conner Coffin, Sheldon Simkus and More Score Fun Rocky Point

Conner Coffin, Sheldon Simkus and More Score Fun Rocky Point

18 Dec 2019
THE O'RIGINALS – Dan's Big Trip

THE O'RIGINALS – Dan's Big Trip

17 Dec 2019
Mark Visser on Preparing Kelly Slater For the Pipe Masters

Mark Visser on Preparing Kelly Slater For the Pipe Masters

13 Dec 2019
Nick Carroll: A Beautiful Round at Pipe, a 10 for the GOAT

Nick Carroll: A Beautiful Round at Pipe, a 10 for the GOAT

1 12 Dec 2019
Sean Doherty: Medina & Italo Ride On, Jordy & Filipe Crash Out, While Slater Has His GOAT Moment

Sean Doherty: Medina & Italo Ride On, Jordy & Filipe Crash Out, While Slater Has His GOAT Moment

2 12 Dec 2019
Nick Carroll: Grading The World Title Contenders on Day 1 of their Pipeline Showdown

Nick Carroll: Grading The World Title Contenders on Day 1 of their Pipeline Showdown

11 Dec 2019
Sean Doherty: Medina Dominant, John John Back and Zeke On a Mission as Pipe Gets Started

Sean Doherty: Medina Dominant, John John Back and Zeke On a Mission as Pipe Gets Started

2 11 Dec 2019
Which Will Be Called the Best Single Wave From the Last Decade of Hawaiian Winters?

Which Will Be Called the Best Single Wave From the Last Decade of Hawaiian Winters?

2 9 Dec 2019
A Masterclass in Twin Fin Tube-Riding With Torren Martyn

A Masterclass in Twin Fin Tube-Riding With Torren Martyn

2 4 Dec 2019
Nick Carroll: Jack Robbo Seals CT Slot With Epic Sunset Win

Nick Carroll: Jack Robbo Seals CT Slot With Epic Sunset Win

27 3 Dec 2019
Sean Doherty: Carissa Moore Wins the 2019 World Title, Steph Bests Tyler in Final at Maui

Sean Doherty: Carissa Moore Wins the 2019 World Title, Steph Bests Tyler in Final at Maui

5 3 Dec 2019
Standout Session: Sunset Bombs

Standout Session: Sunset Bombs

3 Dec 2019
Sean Doherty: Tyler Wright Returns to Shatter Lakey Peterson's World Title Dreams At Honolua Bay

Sean Doherty: Tyler Wright Returns to Shatter Lakey Peterson's World Title Dreams At Honolua Bay

1 2 Dec 2019
Nick Carroll: One Billion Dollars! (Kelly's Pool Is Coming To Aus, But How?)

Nick Carroll: One Billion Dollars! (Kelly's Pool Is Coming To Aus, But How?)

15 1 Dec 2019
QS Update: Early Rounds Dash the Dreams of Banting and More, While Mitch Crews and Co Keep Them Burning

QS Update: Early Rounds Dash the Dreams of Banting and More, While Mitch Crews and Co Keep Them Burning

1 28 Nov 2019
Sean Doherty: Bight Fight Goes Coast To Coast

Sean Doherty: Bight Fight Goes Coast To Coast

28 Nov 2019
Nick Carroll: No Winki Walkway After All

Nick Carroll: No Winki Walkway After All

28 Nov 2019
Rob Bain Returns to G-Land to Reflect on the 1994 Tsunami

Rob Bain Returns to G-Land to Reflect on the 1994 Tsunami

2 27 Nov 2019
Nick Carroll: Where the Money’s Coming From These Days

Nick Carroll: Where the Money’s Coming From These Days

2 27 Nov 2019
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