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US govt sued over sea turtles snared in shrimp nets

The Southeast shrimp trawl industry, the largest in the United States, kills some 53,000 of the turtles each year in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean, the advocacy group Oceana said.<p>"If people knew that their order of shrimp cocktail came with a side of government-authorized sea turtle they …

Behind the scenes: The Vans video

Anthony Acosta<p>1 of 15<p>Introducing "Propeller" by Vans<p>It's hard to believe, but Vans, the first name in skateboarding footwear, has never released a …

Over-worked Japanese businessmen have more surf time wearing Quiksilver's revolutionary true wetsuits developed by TBWA\Hakuhodo

'True Wetsuits' are authentic, high quality wetsuits made by Quiksilver, one of the world's leading outdoor sports lifestyle companies, which can …

Japan

Top Australian Stock Picker Bets on Comeback for Billabong

Surfwear label Billabong’s journey from a backyard on Australia’s Gold Coast to a $3.2 billion public company culminated in its shares losing 99 …

Guest Editorial: If You're Going to Protest Shell in a Kayak on Puget Sound, Know This

Hey hippies!<p>I know you’re gonna come out and protest Shell setting up shop in West Seattle, so I wanted to lay out a few ground rules if you are …

Seattle

The horse-rescuer: Touching moment devoted owner paddles out to the middle of a paddock on his SURFBOARD to save his beloved animals from rising floods

• <b>Steve Spowart rescued his friend's horses stranded in deep storm water by paddling out to them on a surfboard</b>• <b><br>The animals were in flooded fields near</b> …

Deaths of 100 dolphins in Japan triggers speculation of earthquake

Expert plays down link between beached dolphins and earthquake after a similar incident in 2011, when 50 whales beached themselves on a nearby coast just six days before an earthquake<p>Virtually all the <b>156 dolphins that beached themselves</b>over the weekend on the coast of north-east <b>Japan</b> have died, …

Whales

Berwick residents worried about longboard mountain surfing

RCMP in Kings County are repeating a warning to people not to skateboard down the North Mountain in Berwick.<p>The road is steep, so longboarders can …

Algae-Based Surfboard Waves Goodbye to Petroleum

Researchers have found a way to create surfboards without using fossil fuels, something which may allay the concerns of many eco-conscious wave riders. "As surfers more than any other sport, you are totally connected and immersed in the ocean environment," explained lead researcher (and surfer …

UC San Diego

Documentary 'Revolution' gets somewhat lost at sea

"Revolution,"filmmaker and marine biologist Rob Stewart's follow-up to his myth-busting 2007 documentary, "Sharkwater," starts off with Stewart lost in the middle of the Pacific, swimming against the heavy currents at Darwin Island in the Galapagos.<p>It's a scene that describes the film itself, …

Nic Von Rupp: Two Islands

The islands of Hawaii are a world all their own. If you don’t believe me, just watch this episode of the <i>My Road Series</i> by Nic Von Rupp. What is a …