The first time I went to Bali, I felt a lot like I did when I was six years old and walked into the magical world of Disney Land for the first time – that surreal feeling you get when you think you have found heaven on Earth.

Bali: Paradise Lost? By Kyle Thiermann

For a bunch of folks who hang out at the beach and watch each other’s hair grow out, surfers sure have a lot of issues to deal with. From sewerage in the seas to green algal slime — public beach access to toll roads, breakwaters, rising seas, superstorms, and new oil drilling. It seems there is no end of environmental threats to the sea. And surfer groups wind up being the first line of defense.

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They’re trying (and succeeding) at making the world a better place…

 

http://www.grindtv.com/lifestyle/culture/post/5-pro-surfers-find-their-inner-activist/

Some of the world’s greatest surfers—including Kelly Slater, John John Florence, Sebastian Zietz and Dustin Barca—convened on the North Shore of Oahu last December to protest GMO’s…

 

http://ecowatch.com/2014/03/20/pro-surfers-vs-gmos-film-hawaii-anti-gmo-movement/

They walk among us–those agents of change. Sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they are. Take note of six noteworthy souls that strive to make the world a better place…

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/greg-archer/agents-of-change-6-inspir_b_4960304.html