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Stop New Offshore Drilling

By Patagonia   |   Apr 15, 2019 April 15, 2019

The Trump administration wants to open almost all of America’s coastline to the oil industry, putting our beaches and oceans at serious risk. Fifty years ago, an offshore rig spilled 100,000 barrels of crude oil into California’s Santa Barbara Channel, creating a 35-mile slick that fouled… Read More

Kyle Thiermann and Greg Long load up pieces of boat wreckage at Isla De Todos Santos. Baja California, Mexico. Photo: Nikki Brooks

Cleaning Up a Boat Wreck in Isla de Todos Santos

By Kyle Thiermann   |   Feb 15, 2018 February 15, 2018

Besides a lighthouse, a dirt trail and a few small structures, Isla De Todos Santos is almost completely undeveloped. The only permanent resident is the lighthouse keeper, who greeted us in Spanish as we approached after stepping ashore on a bright October morning. Those who choose to live in… Read More

Photo: María Mariñas

Stop the Black Dragon

By Tony Butt   |   Sep 22, 2017 September 22, 2017

About five minutes from where I live, there is a small village called Tapia de Casariego. The waves at Tapia are not world-class, but they can get very good on the right conditions. Tapia is also very significant in Spanish surfing history, being one of the birthplaces of surfing in… Read More

The Usual x Patagonia

The Usual x Patagonia

By Patagonia Surf Europe   |   Apr 11, 2013 April 11, 2013

The Usual magazine teamed up with Patagonia’s NYC surf crew to put together this unique edition. Check it out. “On the following pages, we start on the Bowery, where our favorite company Patagonia will take over… Read More

Ocean Activism Updates from Save The Waves Coalition

Ocean Activism Updates from Save The Waves Coalition

Apr 7, 2009 April 7, 2009

Our good friend Josh Berry, Environmental Director for Save The Waves Coalition, sent word today from Chile for The Cleanest Line masses. Aloha Kasey! Two news items you might consider publishing on The Cleanest Line: Keeping Coast, a new short film by Save The… Read More