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Meet the Sea Slugs that chop off their heads and grow new bodies

Meet the Sea Slugs that chop off their heads and grow new bodies

From the Strange Sea Stories file: Their severed heads get around just fine until they regenerate perfectly functioning, parasite-free new bodies, scientists say. A few years ago, Sayaka Mitoh, a Ph.D. candidate at Nara Women’s University in Japan, was perusing her ...


“A Winter’s Tale” remastered for the 21st century

“A Winter’s Tale” remastered for the 21st century

From the Surf Film Archive: We’re stoked to announce that, after a full rescan from the best release print we could ...

"Waves are the heartbeat of the planet, the ballet of the sea, the symphony of life." Col Chandler’s amazing art & exhibition

And he’s donating the proceeds of his entire life's work to the Australian Marine Conservation Society.  65-year-old Moffat Beach resident Colin ...

Shark attack on surfer at Salmon Creek, Bodega bay, Northern California

Shark attack on surfer at Salmon Creek, Bodega bay, Northern California

“It definitely wasn’t a quick attack. It was nice and slow.”  A shark described by one eyewitness as "a big one" ...

“Inner Wild” – Karina Rozunko, Makala Smith, Mele Saili, Sarah Brady, Leah Dawson - the full 19-minute film

“Inner Wild” – Karina Rozunko, Makala Smith, Mele Saili, Sarah Brady, Leah Dawson - the full 19-minute film

Premiered in 2020, “Inner Wild is a visual exploration into the joy a group of women find in the sea, ...

LATEST BARZ OPTICS WINNERS

LATEST BARZ OPTICS WINNERS

Each issue we give away pairs of Barz sunglasses to four of our international subscribers (it helps us feel a ...

Turtle V Shark -  VIDEO – a World First

Turtle V Shark - VIDEO – a World First

The footage, filmed from the turtle’s perspective, shows it biting and lunging at a tiger shark in a successful bid to fend ...

Exhibition: The one-and-only Col Chandler and his amazing art – his website & exhibits for Ocean Conservation

Exhibition: The one-and-only Col Chandler and his amazing art – his website & exhibits for Ocean Conservation

Col Chandler has been surfing for over 40 years, and like most of us, anywhere and everywhere, wherever he could ...

Stricken barge recreates “Shipwrecks” break on Nusa Lembongan

Stricken barge recreates “Shipwrecks” break on Nusa Lembongan

From Magic Seaweed: In what can only be called a repeat performance, yet another maritime disaster has befallen Bali’s sister ...

A deep dive into the hidden world of whale culture

A deep dive into the hidden world of whale culture

“Whales’ alliances, their intricate conversations, and how they attract mates or care for their young seem eerily familiar. The mysteries ...

A tribute to Marty Sugarman

A tribute to Marty Sugarman

From Bob Feigel: The world of surfing - and beyond - has lost one of its finest creative minds and ...

320-page coffee table book “Cold Comfort” from ace surf photographer Marcus Paladino

320-page coffee table book “Cold Comfort” from ace surf photographer Marcus Paladino

Out of Canada’s British Columbia, Marcus Paladino’s glorious images have featured in PLB several times over the past 10 years ...

“Surfa Sam” – Australia’s first skateboard company returns after 36 years in hibernation

“Surfa Sam” – Australia’s first skateboard company returns after 36 years in hibernation

One year before the world’s first skateboarding magazine was published in the United States, Dr Leo Kalokerinos, a 29 year ...

Victory in Baja – San Miguel surf break protected

Victory in Baja – San Miguel surf break protected

In a historic moment for environmental and surf conservation, the first state park in Baja California, Mexico was officially approved, ...

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 108 - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 108 - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

Mighty Mick the Hyphen brings us his run-down on what lies between the covers of the newie: Issue No 108  >> FEATURES TO ...

“You need to sell a lot of waves to get a strong return” - investing in a surf park

“You need to sell a lot of waves to get a strong return” - investing in a surf park

According to investor marketing material, it’ll offer “access to perfect surf” and a “reimaging” of the site’s existing resort, complete ...

Why is human DNA seeping into the surf near a Southern California pier?

Why is human DNA seeping into the surf near a Southern California pier?

On any given day, surfers are paddling out near the San Clemente Pier to catch waves, a popular seaside destination ...

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