Good Info, Good People, and Good Resources:
Building a global movement to solve the climate crisis!!
- 5 Gyres
Understanding plastic pollution through exploration, education, and action…yay!
- Algalita Marine Research Foundation
An organization dedicated to researching and making us aware of the impact of plastic in our oceans.
- Amma's nature page. "Mother" Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, or the 'hugging saint' is a spiritual leader, seeker, guide full of beautiful wisdom!
Amma’s green initiatives, founded on the idea that “When we see Mother Nature as the embodiment of God, we will automatically serve and protect her.”–Amma
- Ask Nature
How would nature solve your problem?
- Bahgsu Jewels–visions into nature…
Have a look at my amazing friend, Maggie Orli’s extraordinary jewelery, inspired by nature!
- Beyond the Surfcae International
Awesome non-profit platform founded by my friend, Emi Koch, bringing surfing to kids who normally wouldnt get to in developing countries around the world.
- Blakeney Sanford Fine Art
Amazing artist, water woman, and friend!
- Blue Frontier Campaign
- Body Brew Deodorant
The best hippy deodorant on earth!!
- Building a Pocket Cruiser
Advice from Jean Mondeau about getting a small boat ready for cruising on a budget.
- Cicada Travel: Extaordinary New Zealand Adventures
Go play with two of my favorite people on Earth! Seth and Helen Bloom are the best way to see, surf, explore and more in NZ with local knowledge for whatever your outdoors appetite!
- Dana Mermaid
Sea sister, Dana, encourages us all to connect with the sea and live out our dreams! Marine Mammal Naturalist, Free Diver, Underwater Photographer, and USCG 50 ton Licensed Boat Captain happy to enhance your ocean adventures. Kona, Big Island Hawai’i
Superfoods grown using highly eco/socially respectable agro-forestry techniques in Peru. Producing delectable nutritious foods for our customers while preserving the biodiversity of the surrounding rainforest and improving the lands and the lives of our f
Electric and hybrid electric motors for sailboats, custom installations by my eco-pioneering friend, James Lambden!
- Girl Chases Globe
Blog/website/photos by my dear and talented friend, crewmate, and fellow eco-adventurer: Shannon Switzer.
- Going Green: How to make your boat more environmentally friendly
An insightful article by James Lambden, who helped prepare Swell for departure. He runs Above the Waterline in Santa Barbara. Great tips!! Thanks James!
- Ground Support Cafe, NYC
If you find yourself in NYC, stop in for a coffee and meet my friend Steven!
- Howard Wills, the art of well-being and higher consciousness.
Howrad is a big part of the reason I healed from my neck break so quickly!! He is amazing!!
Spreading Digital Aloha
- Leisure Activist Group
My friend, Adrian Midwood’s, unique and awesome group to save oceans, educate the world’s youth on environmental issues, and help islands develop more sustainable practices, and have fun!!
See the Planet, Change the World–great articles!!
- Moss Research: Surfboards For a Shared Planet
Long time friend and shaper, Jake Moss, bringing sustainability and surfboards together!
- Ocean Futures
Jean Michel Cousteau’s organization to help save our seas.
- One Percent for the Planet
Businesses that give 1% of their profits to causes for the Earth, giving opens the door to receiving!!
- Patagonia’s Tin Shed
Always some inspiration to be found here…
- Plastic Pollution Coalition
- Reef Check
Reef Check is an incredible network of divers and scientists around the world turning their passion for the reefs into a way to preserve, protect, and monitor them.
- Roz Savage, Ocean Rower & Eco-Hero
Go Roz, go!!
- Save Ous Seas
Hawaii-based organization where fish huggers and fish hunters unite…what a miracle!
- South Swell Surf Lessons
My friend Ryan’s surf lessons in North County San Diego, fun, experienced, safe, and did i mention he’s really fun?!
- SurfAid International
SurfAid International is an organization dedicated to the alleviation of human suffering through community-based health programs
- Surfers for Cetaceans
A human voice for and defender of cetaceans worldwide
- Surfrider Foundation
People all over the world dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans, waves and beaches for all people, through conservation, activism, research and education.
- Survival International
Supporting native peoples’ rights around the world.
- Take Part, Inspiration to Action
Do something GREEN
- TED Talks: Ideas Worth Spreading
Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world
- The Black Fish
The Black Fish is an international marine conservation organisation on a mission to change attitudes towards our oceans and work on protecting species by investigating, educating and taking non-violent direct action to campaign to end illegal and destruct
- The Clean Oceans Project
- The Cleanest Line
Patagonia’s surf blogpage
- The Sea Kin
My sea sister, Lauren Hill’s elequoent and inspiring website to celebrate ocean life. A place where stories, ideas, and imagery that contribute to creating a more inclusive vision of surfing culture are shared.
- The Sierra Club
A powerful voice for animals and their wild environments.
- The Zero Waste Home
A family that has figured out how to minimize their impact fun and creatively!
- Women Who Run With the Tides– Short film
Lovely short film about older women in surfing–about fearless aging and the beautiful spirit that women bring to the line-up.