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Patagonia community raises $10 Million for the planet in 17 Days, company matches it

Patagonia community raises $10 Million for the planet in 17 Days, company matches it

On Black Friday, Patagonia committed to match individual donations made between November 29 and December 31, up to $10 million. It happened in 17 days. “We’re energized by our community’s response,” said Lisa Pike Sheehy, who leads Patagonia’s environmental activism team. ...


Penis fish invade California

Penis fish invade California

Beachgoers have been stunned by the sight of what looks like thousands of disembodied penises washing up on the shoreline. A ...

Red octopus versus bald eagle

Red octopus versus bald eagle

One for the bizarre conflict department: A group of salmon farmers were returning to their float house off the northwest tip of ...

Glenn from the Hyennas wins the handmade Black Square Noserider

Glenn from the Hyennas wins the handmade Black Square Noserider

Glenn Quince had just got out of the water after an early at Long Reef when we phoned to say ...

Beatles, Jimi, Stones, Endless Summer – who’s the link? John Van Hamersveld!

Beatles, Jimi, Stones, Endless Summer – who’s the link? John Van Hamersveld!

By Tom Wegener for Noosa Longboards: Sometimes an artist can capture the energy, vibrancy and change of an era in one ...

A cranking day at “The Left” – World Longboard Champs in Taiwan – wrap, results, photos

A cranking day at “The Left” – World Longboard Champs in Taiwan – wrap, results, photos

Florida’s Justin Quintal has claimed his maiden WSL World Title in pumping three-to-four foot surf at ‘The Left’ in Taitiung. With a ...

Surf Collective’s Shark Tank

Surf Collective’s Shark Tank

Surf Collective is a platform for 70 independent producers of Australian surf gear of all sorts, and in keeping with their ...

Waves of change put women in the Cronulla surf picture

Waves of change put women in the Cronulla surf picture

Feminism was hard to find at Cronulla beach when Kathy Lette, the co-author of Puberty Blues, was a teenager growing up ...

A Swell Century: surfing Sydney’s beaches from 1915 to 2019 – in pictures

A Swell Century: surfing Sydney’s beaches from 1915 to 2019 – in pictures

Surfing mythology often places the birth of the sport in Australia at the feet of Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, who was ...

Pumping for the Women’s Rounds, Rincon, Puerto Rico – Wrap & Photos

Pumping for the Women’s Rounds, Rincon, Puerto Rico – Wrap & Photos

The iconic Domes line-up continued to pulse for the World Surf League (WSL) Rincon Surf Fest WSL North America Longboard ...

The Bachelor meets The Block for barrels at the Surf Ranch – reality!

The Bachelor meets The Block for barrels at the Surf Ranch – reality!

USA commercial TV network ABC (a sub of Disney) has announced an eight-episode surfing competition reality series “Ultimate Surfer”, to ...

Australia’s burning. Nat Young’s home among the 300 lost since the start of the fire season

Australia’s burning. Nat Young’s home among the 300 lost since the start of the fire season

Fires burning many parts Australia’s East Coast have taken the home of surfing icon Nat Young, The Inertia has learned. Young has owned ...

Patagonia’s new flagship in Melbourne’s CBD

Patagonia’s new flagship in Melbourne’s CBD

“We’re in business to save our home planet.”  To date Patagonia has made contributions of US$100 million in grants to environmental ...

Our 85th free board! Win a 9’2” fully handmade Black Square Noserider!

Our 85th free board! Win a 9’2” fully handmade Black Square Noserider!

Yep our 85th PLB magazine subscriber giveaway! Black Square Surfboards’ shaper Ryan Chelman was raised in the surf shop his ...

Gerry gets his Warhurst Pilsner – our 84th board winner

Gerry gets his Warhurst Pilsner – our 84th board winner

Yep we’ve given away 84 boards to our Australian mag subscribers, even if they are American. Gerry Prietto lives in ...

Tracking “Katherine” - the whopping great white cruising the US East Coast – news and vid

Tracking “Katherine” - the whopping great white cruising the US East Coast – news and vid

A great white shark that weighs over 2,000 pounds and measures 15 feet, 5 inches long has been swimming along ...

Meet the Interceptor! Getting plastic out of rivers – before it reaches the ocean

Meet the Interceptor! Getting plastic out of rivers – before it reaches the ocean

From The Ocean Cleanup: The Interceptor is The Ocean Cleanup’s answer for river plastic waste. It is the first scalable solution ...

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