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June 27, 2011

Hands Across the Sand Post Media

Hands Across the Sand on June 25th was a great international turnout! Below is some of the post media coverage:

Hundreds join hands to save the sands (SE Florida)

Palm Beach county residents show their opposition to offshore oil drilling (SE Florida)

Hundreds unite on Fort Myers Beach to support our shores (SW Florida)

Opponents of coastal oil drilling join hands in solidarity (Tampa, Florida)

Drilling foes join hands (Tampa)

Protesters join hands against oil drilling in Gulf (Pensacola, Florida)

Hands Across the Sand Events Across the US Today

Thousands join hands in oil protest (Florida/Nationwide)

Advocates speak up for the Sonoma coast (N California)

Hands, sand and oil (N California)

Demonstrators link hands in protest against offshore drilling (Central CA)

Offshore oil drilling protest in Pacific Beach (S California)

Hands Across the Sand drew a line today in favor of protecting our oceans (New Jersey)

Protesters in Va. Beach push for wind energy (Virginia)

Additional Youtube and Flicker photos are also available.

June 23, 2011

Hands Across the Sand Count Down- 2 Days


Join the Largest Unified Stand Against Offshore Drilling (Florida)

Activists link hands to save shores from offshore drills (Tennessee)

LTE: Take a stand against offshore oil, gas drilling (Massachusetts)

LTE: ‘No’ to offshore drilling (Maine)

Drill and Spill: NC General Assembly ratifies bill on possible offshore drilling (North Carolina)

Op-Ed: Hands across the sand – to save the planet (London)

Protests against offshore drilling set for Rye, York beaches (New Hampshire, Maine)

Join Hands Across the Sand this Saturday (Connecticut)

Southwest Florida residents to gather to protest drilling (Florida)

Willows Beach hosts solidarity day for world oceans (British Columbia)

GUEST OPINION: Standing up for our coastal economy (California)

Second ‘Hands Across the Sand’ on Alki Beach this Saturday (Washington)

If you are a Florida Resident dont forget to sign the Constitutional Amendment Petition Form

June 20, 2011

Happy International Surfing Day

Happy International Surfing Day! There are over 200 events in 26 countries!!!

Make sure you dont miss out on our 1 day surf membership deals!

Check out a great write up in palm beach post.

June 17, 2011

National Ocean Policy Listening Session

This past week the National Ocean Policy Listening Session was in Jacksonville. The National Ocean Council is soliciting feedback on regional strategic action plans addressing the nine national priority challenges facing our ocean, coasts, and Great Lakes. The action plans for each region are posted at

These session are being held around the US. We were represented by members of the Miami Chapter. In addition, you can submit comments online at

Click Here to read Surfrider Foundation’s submitted comments.

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