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A 2021 good news story: these popular tuna species no longer endangered, surprising scientists

A 2021 good news story: these popular tuna species no longer endangered, surprising scientists

News from National Geographic:  In a world simultaneously on fire and under water thanks to climate change, scientists have announced some good news: Several important tuna species have stepped back from the edge of extinction. Two bluefin species, a yellowfin, and an albacore are no ...


Google spends big bucks to buy an iPhone happy-snap of seagull chomping on a chip

Google spends big bucks to buy an iPhone happy-snap of seagull chomping on a chip

All of us beach-types have a grudging admiration for the level of enthusiasm seagulls can muster for a chip right? ...

Best Wedge wipeouts from the summer of 21

Best Wedge wipeouts from the summer of 21

Grab a packet of Jaffas - here in the fine tradition of Bud Browne and Bruce Brown’s wipeout reels are 12 minutes of ...

Time Capsule: Noosa, winter 1966 with George, Bob and Nat

Time Capsule: Noosa, winter 1966 with George, Bob and Nat

A repost from January of one of our most popular web pieces for 2021 - This clip is from Australia’s National Film & ...

One. Year. On. Ben Considine in Victoria – full 14-minute edit.

One. Year. On. Ben Considine in Victoria – full 14-minute edit.

“So it's been a full year of creating these edits and getting The Sunday Glide out each week has been ...

A gray whale swam halfway across the world, setting a new record

A gray whale swam halfway across the world, setting a new record

From the Amazing Sea Stories file: The 40-foot male travelled from the North Pacific to Namibia, the first sighting of ...

Pacific Longboarder’s editor JB waffling on the Oz Longboarding Podcast

Pacific Longboarder’s editor JB waffling on the Oz Longboarding Podcast

Along with panelists Jason “Weeksy” Weeks in Perth, West Australia, Kirra Molnar in Noosa, Queensland, Matty “Cookie” Cook in Cronulla, ...

Tools, teamwork & trickery - newly discovered dolphin behaviours

Tools, teamwork & trickery - newly discovered dolphin behaviours

News from Nat Geo: There’s no question dolphins are incredibly smart. But how they use their intelligence to survive continues ...

R.I.P. Fred Pyke 1934-2021 - Australian innovator, shaper and manufacturer gone at 87

R.I.P. Fred Pyke 1934-2021 - Australian innovator, shaper and manufacturer gone at 87

Torquay surf industry pioneer Fred Pyke has been remembered as one of the most influential figures of his time and ...

“PYKE PERFECTION” – an entertaining 14-minute film by Glen Hunwick on Victorian trail-blazer FRED PYKE

“PYKE PERFECTION” – an entertaining 14-minute film by Glen Hunwick on Victorian trail-blazer FRED PYKE

A then-and-now celebration of Fred Pyke's surfboards, this film features a collection of extremely good surfers from the Torquay area riding a ...

Great Whites swim around and under surfers  - drone footage

Great Whites swim around and under surfers - drone footage

Insane drone footage caught off the coast of Del Mar shows juvenile great white sharks swimming underneath surfers who are ...

“Sexism in sport now officially on notice - ‘Equal pay for equal play’ recognition in NSW”

“Sexism in sport now officially on notice - ‘Equal pay for equal play’ recognition in NSW”

As reported in the Daily Telegraph: Pay parity in sport is a step closer to reality after government recognition of a ...

Camping, Vanning, Meh!

Camping, Vanning, Meh!

An “opinion” piece from Neil “Moonwalker” Armstrong:  There’s no phrase on earth that divides people quicker than "let’s go camping”. Whether ...

Malibu World Titles final – full 18 minutes highlights movie from Log Rap

Malibu World Titles final – full 18 minutes highlights movie from Log Rap

“That was one for the ages. By far the best contest we've ever covered. The swell actually showed up and ...

“All Quiet on the Surfie-Rocker Front” – cinema newsreel from 1963

“All Quiet on the Surfie-Rocker Front” – cinema newsreel from 1963

Dug from deep in the bowels of the dark web by PLB’s archive detective Ian Lording via the government’s own ...

Innovative longboarder, musician, free-thinker, inventor of the shark biscuit, Tom Morey gone at 86

Innovative longboarder, musician, free-thinker, inventor of the shark biscuit, Tom Morey gone at 86

"The world is an old-fashioned place to me. Everything I see can be improved."  Despite the incredible world-wide success of the ...

Bicycles rival cars in Mick and Claw’s new 93-unit beach tower

Bicycles rival cars in Mick and Claw’s new 93-unit beach tower

Geez, Mick Fanning and Doug Warbrick’s new $130m project! As reported in realestate.com: Three-time world surf champ Mick Fanning has voted ...

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