Water: a treasure for some Indonesian communities

SurfAid released some key results of their past year's work in isolated regions of Indonesia.


SurfAid has 60 field staff living and working in remote villages off the coast of Sumatra and in Sumbawa, eastern Indonesia. The support of donors worldwide has contributed tremendously to these key results:

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No 10 Downing Street: a door clean beaches

Surfers Against Sewage campaigners will deliver the "Protect Our Waves" petition to No. 10 Downing Street, representing the call of 55,000 surfers for better protection of UK waves, oceans and beaches.


The surf NGO will be accompanied by double Brit Award winner Ben Howard, alongside with a new economic survey highlighting the £1.8 billion value of UK surfing.

The focus of the petition is a call for amendments to legislation to better control sewage pollution, marine litter and damaging coastal developments and industry.

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Marine Spatial Planning: it involves surfers beachgoers and other recreational users

A new short film explores the opportunity to protect Washington's Pacific coast through marine spatial planning.


Filmmakers Chris Hannant and Gillian Montgomery interview Surfrider members and other stakeholders as they travel the state's rugged coastline.

"Marine Spatial Planning on the Washington Coast" is a simple documentary about simple actions that can be taken to protect coastal areas.

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