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Whopping octopus out strolling Wategos

Whopping octopus out strolling Wategos

Forget catching a glimpse of Chris or Zac, because all eyes were on this rare sighting at Byron Bay’s Wategos Beach. Despite being overrun by celebrities, influencers and tourists – nothing was going to stop this giant octopus from spending some ...


NSW Longboard Titles off and running at Port Stephens – Day 1

NSW Longboard Titles off and running at Port Stephens – Day 1

From Surfing NSW: BIRUBI BEACH, SYDNEY - Day one of the Port Stephens Surf Festival got off to a flying ...

Commonwealth governments to tackle ocean acidification

Commonwealth governments to tackle ocean acidification

From the Commonweath Secretariat: Ocean acidification happens when the sea absorbs excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, primarily caused by human ...

The Curly MalJam and the prizemoney inequality hits the Sydney Morning Herald

The Curly MalJam and the prizemoney inequality hits the Sydney Morning Herald

As reported in the SMH, 28/4/21: ‘So sick of this’: Female surf champion calls out inequality of prize money in Sydney ...

The threats to the future of South Korea’s famous Haenyeo “sea women”

The threats to the future of South Korea’s famous Haenyeo “sea women”

A sea story from Reuters: Clad in a black wetsuit and pink facemask, Jin So-hee’s figure cleanly parts the green-blue water ...

Terrigal paddles out to protest PEP11 - next it's Newcastle

Terrigal paddles out to protest PEP11 - next it's Newcastle

Kill the Drill: The Petroleum Exploration Permit 11 (PEP11) covers 4500 square kilometres extending off the coast between Newcastle in the ...

Author Richard Flanagan unleashes tirade against salmon farming industry

Author Richard Flanagan unleashes tirade against salmon farming industry

"Come down here and talk to the fisherman, to the shack owner, to the kayaker, to the surfer, and ask ...

Seven of the Sea - a ten-minute movie short from Naomi Blik

Seven of the Sea - a ten-minute movie short from Naomi Blik

“What's it like living with seven girls who surf? A home filled with love and stoke! Here's a little glimpse ...

We Are One Ocean

We Are One Ocean

“We will get to watch the ocean rebound in the most magical and splendid way”. Sign the petition , watch the ...

One year passed: “Waikiki Under Quarantine, An Inside Look” – the video

One year passed: “Waikiki Under Quarantine, An Inside Look” – the video

What a difference a year makes, one of our most visited news pieces -  a vid from this week in 2020: Eerie ...

The Raglan Surf Report: “Stop ridiculing our Kiwi accent ya duckhids!”

The Raglan Surf Report: “Stop ridiculing our Kiwi accent ya duckhids!”

“Fush and chups out on the dick”. Must say he (main man Luke Cederman) went a touch hard on the Aussie accent ...

Paddle-outs opposing PEP 11 drilling off Sydney, the Central Coast and Newcastle

Paddle-outs opposing PEP 11 drilling off Sydney, the Central Coast and Newcastle

Kill the Drill: The Petroleum Exploration Permit 11 (PEP11) covers 4500 square kilometres extending off the coast between Newcastle in the ...

Fancy making your local a World Surfing Reserve? Here’s your shot

Fancy making your local a World Surfing Reserve? Here’s your shot

Save the Waves is now accepting applications for the next World Surfing Reserves. WSRs serve as a model standard for surf ...

An aging surfer comes to terms with mortality in Paul Theroux’s superb ‘Under the Wave at Waimea’

An aging surfer comes to terms with mortality in Paul Theroux’s superb ‘Under the Wave at Waimea’

Review by Michael Upchurch: Professional Hawaiian surfer Joe Sharkey, the protagonist of Paul Theroux’s superb new novel, “Under the Wave at Waimea,” is in ...

World-leading project keeps watch on Gold Coast “jewels” – it’s beaches

World-leading project keeps watch on Gold Coast “jewels” – it’s beaches

Eye in the Sky: The most advanced beach monitoring system in the world now covers 30km of the Gold Coast’s coastline ...

The Line Up book

The Line Up book

We’ve recently had our little minds blown by the arrival on our doorstep of a monster 144-page book from France, ...

Plans to discharge Fukushima wastewater into the ocean over local opposition & international concern

Plans to discharge Fukushima wastewater into the ocean over local opposition & international concern

From the New York Times: In late 2019, the Japanese government convened diplomats from 22 countries for a briefing on ...

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