09 Jun '12, 12am

Surfers Form Giant Floating Peace Sign For World Oceans Day | Care2 Causes

For most of us, the ocean is somewhere we go for a special vacation. For surfers, the ocean is a second home , a place where worries fall by the wayside and nature’s awesome power is front and center at all times. It makes sense then that surfers would be concerned about what’s happening to our oceans. Between rampant industrial pollution, plastic waste, and acidification brought on by climate change, the oceans as we know them won’t be around much longer . That’s why hundreds of surfers, swimmers, boaters, and plain-old ocean lovers, joined together at NRDC’s Malibu Peace Paddle to raise awareness about the critical problems facing the ocean. We have drastically changed the ocean in an evolutionary instant, and the magnitude of that impact is visible around the world, writes pro surfer Laird Hamilton on OneEarth.org. On my journeys around the globe I have witnessed many o...

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