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Surfrider-Foundation_Logo-200pxThe Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network.

Our ocean faces growing challenges from pollution, offshore development and climate change. At the same time, expanding industries, such as offshore oil drilling, threaten to crowd our ocean and degrade its health (and those who call it home!).

Every day poses new threats to our oceans and beaches. Our ocean and special places must be proactively protected before they are threatened and stem the tide before further damage is done to the ocean’s health.…

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New report shines spotlight on important wild lands that must be protected

New report shines spotlight on important wild lands that must be protected

Sarah Graddy Sep 18, 2017 Washington, D.C.

A new report released today by The Wilderness Society raises the alarm about wild lands threatened by extractive industries eager to exploit the resources on or underneath them, including oil, gas and coal.

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Petition to Interior Department: Public lands deserve more than just drilling

Petition to Interior Department: Public lands deserve more than just drilling

Sep 18, 2017

The Wilderness Society joined with other stakeholders on September 14 to file a petition requesting the Interior Department and Bureau of Land Management update how they manage oil and gas leasing on public lands.

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Secretary Zinke recommends gutting natural wonders

Secretary Zinke recommends gutting natural wonders

Kate Mackay Sep 17, 2017 Washington, D.C.

Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society, responded to reporting by the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that the Trump administration rollback protections and significantly alter numerous nat

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Q&A on Trump administration efforts to open Arctic Refuge to oil exploration

Q&A on Trump administration efforts to open Arctic Refuge to oil exploration

Tim Woody Sep 15, 2017 ANCHORAGE, ALASKA Read more Read More

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