" I had no idea that this opportunity was going to go so soon, I thought the truth that I was going to take a couple of more years. I've been pre-selected for the juniors and that was very good to me ".
"but now that I'm here, I'm going to give the best of my... I'm going with all the Centroamérica Surfing Games 2016".
- Lia Hermosa Diaz, selected national under 16 female.
Surfers in Jaco got a couple of huge visitors on morning..Check it out
SEA STATE:Surf trips for college credit! The purpose of our trips are to not only provide memorable and life changing experiences, but also to transfer skills necessary for our alumni to enhance their compassion, global citizenship, environmental stewardship, and marketability for our globalized world. Learn more
Caminos de Osa - Is an initiative, that began 2 years ago, from an alliance between SINAC, INOGO, and RBA CRUSA Foundation, to help the locals create eco-tourism businesses, mostly family run, in the rural destination on the Osa Peninsula. This way the locals can make a living from the preservation of the Osa Penisula vs from the exploition of it. Find them on Facebook here
Upward Spirals is a free resource for all those interested in wellness & eco-friendly activities, events, workshops and eco-related certifications here in Costa Rica. LIKE page here
Superheros do exist! It has been discovered that humpback whales are the "Superheroes of the Sea" Learn more
Osa Conservation - Conserving Costa Rica's Natural Treasures. Learn more
Tamarindo Art Wave is the Arts Festival of Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, created by Tamarindo Arts Foundation. First Date: June 16th to 18th - LIKE page
Peace Corps Costa Rica’s Mission is to work in partnership with people and organizations in Costa Rica through well trained and well supported Volunteers to promote sustainable solutions in the areas of Youth Development, Community Economic Development, and Teaching of English as a Foreign Language as we promote the dignity of people and their capacity to improve their own lives. Check them out on Facebook
DIY Surfboard! The surf industry is not immune to disruptive technologies. The latest being a co-operative out of Amsterdam called Westkust - Dutch for west coast - who design fins and cardboard blanks using open source technology. Read more on Facebook
New Hobiecat Mirage Eclipse is now on the market. This is taking the SUP world by storm. No paddles necessary as it is propelled by stair-stepping. Watch on Facebook
Living Green & Frugally facebook page is full of organic gardening and permfarming tips, great upcycling projects, and innovative ideas to help you live a bountiful life on less while being mindful of your footprint. Read more
COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret: It is a groundbreaking feature length environmental documentary, following an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today and investigates why the world's leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it. Learn more here
Project Save Our Surf is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of our oceans and freshwater, and to the preservation of marine life. We are surfers, celebrities, friends, families and businesses who use many different strategies LIKE page here
Facebook community pages dedicated to Brazilian girls and women who are passionate about surfing and its lifestyle. LIKE page here
Programa Bandera Azul Ecologica(Costa Rica) - "The Blue Flag" is an Ecologica distinction that is awarded annually. It promotes healthy competition and community organization for the benefit of present and future generations. Learn more
Waves for Water - Check out how this surfer is saving millions of lives. Read more
Have you seen the Onean's Carver? It is an electric surf board that you have to see to believe - Check it out
Since 2005 "Every Digit" has grown into a valuable resource guide that includes many businesses and services throughout Costa Rica, in addition to, useful tips and information about life in Costa Rica. They are now online!
The most recent production of the current leader of the national circuit kölbi. Anthony Fillingim running perfect waves in Santa Teresa. Watch on Facebook
Amazing new invention: A Bottle that Turns Air into Water. Check it out
Waves for Water is a non-profit organization that works on the frontline providing aid and clean water solutions to communities in need around the world. LIKE page
EcoWatch is an excellent leading environmental website reporting on environmental news, green living and sustainable business. LIKE page
Our top video on Facebook this week. This girl should be a surfer, she has some great skills on a skateboard. Watch her go
Reef in Hawaii are becoming bleached at an alarming rate as proof by this 360 degree comparison video taken in over just the last several months by WWF. Check it out here on Facebook
The Ocean River Institute helps communities create their own ORI in their area to effectively deal with each area's specific needs to collectively help save our earth's waters. These local ORI groups/partners are then connected to the resources donated and expertise to accomplish their environmental goals. LIKE them on Facebook And start your own group today with their help.
Turtle Island Restoration Network - You will be impressed with what they have accomplished so far. Please support their cause. LIKE their page
At Empowering Animals we specialize in silicone "cause" wristbands to promote and support animal welfare. 100% of the profits support animal charities! Visit them on Facebook
Surfability is a Community Interest Company that provides surfing experiences for people with disabilities.LIKE their page to support their cause.
Shark Angels Facebook Page: Through positive education, media and grassroots outreach, Shark Angels are changing the future for sharks. We are a next generation of shark conservationists working independently and as a global network of angels to bring about postitive ocean and environmental change. Sharks need all the guardian angels as they can get.
The Black Mambas is the first of its kind, being that the majority of our teams are women. Anti-Poaching is a major need in the area. We are constantly plagued by rhino poachers and bush-meat poachers. The Black Mamba APU search and destroy poacher’s camps, wire-snares and bush-meat kitchens every day. Aerial support, specialist dogs, early detection and rapid response is all that stands between the wildlife and poachers. Help us to win the fight!. LIKE their page.
ADAPTIVE SURF PROJECT - We give surfers with disabilities surfboards and establish networks of surfers who will take them surfing. Learn more here
Momentum for Change - This project provides rural women with the skills to become 'green technology agents,' who sell clean technologies that help combat climate change. Momentum for Change is building fast. LIKE page today
ambientaDOS began in March 2009 with a position paper collection in La Sabana. Today has a presence in seven provinces, and went to collect 20 tons a month to reach almost 200 per month, with an average of 32 collection sites.
Check Facebook page for monthly recycle dates and locations.
Fotografias antiguas de Costa Rica [Check out Costa Rica back-in-the-day] Facebook page
Save The Waves is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the coastal environment, with an emphasis on the surf zone, and educating the public about its value. Click Here to LIKE ' Save The Waves Coalition' to support what they are doing for our planet.
#?BREAKING? Thunder Captain And Officers Face Justice In The Wake Of Operation Icefish!
In Memory of Buttons Kaluhiokalani -
Buttons Kaluhiokalani is commonly known as the father of modern day surfing but he was a Father and a grandfather too his children as well as anyone who needed one. "Hau'oli la makukane - Aloha & Onipa'a" - LIKE this page
Undersea Hunter Group is based in Costa Rica and operates dive expeditions on board the live-aboard vessels Undersea Hunter, Sea Hunter, and Argo with the DeepSee Submersible. Since 1990 the company has focused these voyages to the remote Cocos Island, located some 300 nautical miles off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. These vessels also operates some expeditions to the equally exotic Colombian Island, Malpelo.
Check them out on facebook - Under Sea Hunter (See travel section for more on this company)
Check out some top Costa Rica surf shots by pro photographer Fabian Sanchez on Surfing Nation Magazine's Facebook page.
Please join the facebook group END WILDLIFE ELECTROCUTIONS IN COSTA RICA, and sign the petition here.
Check out Photos on Facebook from the Quiksilver Cup, shot by Alfred Barquero - LINK
The Robert August Surf and Turf Event raised over $25,000 for CEPIA, a non-profit helping kids living near Tamarindo. See pics from their fundraisers on their Facebook Event page.
The Volcano Brewing Lodge is going to having food and drink specials throughout Semana Santa.
Find out the details on their Facebook page.
Vea el mundo de Esteban Delgado - fotografo professional - en Facebook.
From Las Tortugas Hotel: "Yei and Brittany hosted Big Tony and the Volcom crew at the Taco Star this weekend. The party was a big success with international and local stars and fun was had by all. The hotel's local BarBQ star, Sandra, (wo)manned the grill. Some enjoyed the great surf and everyone enjoyed the free beer and food. Tony made sure everyone felt welcome." Check out the pictures on the Facebook.
H2OGoSouth is our new surf reporter for Witchs Rock, here is their Facebook page
Some more great shots on Facebook from the Caribbean Circuito event in Playa Cocles by Adrenaline Rush CR.
Photos by Alfredo Baquero from the Lime Coral Caribbean Pro last weekend on Facebook.
If you are chilly, this Facebook page will heat you up quickly, muchas chicas bellas!
IseeItravel is the media group working on the video documentary for the Osa Peninsula - 2.5%
Our friend Salsiboy is hosting another contest in Playa Hermosa. Check him out on Facebook.
Sea turtles in the Osa Peninsula need your help!
Sea turtle nesting season is here and we need your help to ensure the survival of these critically endangered animals! With one modest donation, you can help tag, monitor and track a turtle, enabling us to better protect them through science and educational outreach. With your help, we can reach our goal of $4,000! Follow this Facebook link to donate and spread the word.
Surf For Life is a not-for-profit organization designed to connect surfers with community service activities to create impact at an international level. The mission of the organization is to channel the interest and energy of individual surfers into teams that travel internationally to various project sites where they can experience world class waves while serving as hands-on volunteers. They will be in Puerto Viejo in 2010.
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