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robIf you’re in La Jolla tomorrow, or anywhere along San Diego’s roughly 75 miles of coastline, you cannot miss this. At Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Sustainable Surf and Groundswell Society will host a conference discussing why surfing will be cleaner, cooler and better.

Buy your tickets to the event here.

The conference begins at 9am tomorrow morning and goes until 3pm. After an hour break, at 4, there will be a Sustainable Surf session on the north side of Scripps Pier that will end when the last drop of golden hour disappears behind the horizon.

This experience will be equal parts science experiment, surf expo, TED talk, National Geographic magazine, and hands-on summer camp. Speaking will be Rob Machado, scientists, captains of the industry and dolphin-hugging heads of environmental nonprofits. All that’s needed is you.


The price of admission ($35 standard/$25 student, with ID) includes free parking, a box lunch and snacks and drinks. Event attendees will be stoked to sample the sustainable goodies that will be made available from our friends at Patagonia ProvisionsSurf Sweets, Hurley, Guayaki (yerba mate), Sambazon (acai bowls), Baguu bags and more. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Wildlife Works is involved, once again, to lower the event’s overall climate impact on the oceans by offsetting the emissions from all the event attendees travel, food and lodging with an amazing REDD+ forestry project in Africa.

Thanks to the involvement of the event’s sponsors, the conference is a carbon-neutral event.


Only the best. We promise.


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