01 April 2005: - - An Australian surfer who was sailing near the epicentre of the latest Indonesian earthquake said it sent shudders through his boat, then caused the ocean to swirl 180 degrees, dragging the boat backwards and forwards.
Welcome to the March 2005 issue of the Surfrider Foundation newsletter from the Surfrider Foundation, a non-profit, coastal environmental organization at http://www.surfrider.org.
30 March 2005: - - The earthquake that triggered the devastating Boxing Day tsunami was the longest on record -- extending over 1,200 km (750 miles) -- but poses little further immediate danger, scientists said on Wednesday. However, large earthquakes and possible giant tidal waves are a threat on the segments of the
31 March 2005: - - The Surfrider Foundation and Op are proud to announce the showing of Chris Gabriel's newest film titled Last Name First at the 4th Annual Clean Water Classic surfing competition. This film stars Andy and Bruce Irons, Cory and Shea Lopez, CJ and Damien Hobgood, and Shane and Gavin Beschen along with
30 March 2005: - - The team at SurfAid International is deeply saddened by yet another tragedy occurring in Sumatra, Indonesia. The March 28 earthquake measured between 8.2 and 8.9 on the Richter scale. This is one of the most powerful earthquakes the world has experienced in recorded history. The worst affected area
30 March 2005: - - In the next several months the future of the North Shore will be decided. Many have wondered if the North Shore will remain a public treasure for Hawai`i residents and its millions of visitors from around the world, or if it will become a private playground for an exclusive few. Your ongoing suppor
30 March 2005: - - The powerful quake that struck off Indonesia on Monday probably did not generate a killer tsunami because it was deep and in a fortuitous location, experts said on Tuesday. But they said the uncertainty over whether there would be a tsunami after the 8.7 magnitude quake under the Indian Ocean floor
29 March 2005: - - BANDA ACEH, Indonesia - A powerful earthquake struck off Indonesia's west coast late Monday, killing scores of people whose homes collapsed on them and spreading panic across the Indian Ocean that another killer tsunami was on the way. Indonesia's vice president predicted up to 2,000 deaths.
29 March 2005: - - Monday night's earthquake struck about 120 kilometers (75 miles) north of Nias, off Indonesia's Sumatra coast. It came about three months after a 9.0-magnitude quake struck a point further northwest along the Sumatra coast, spawning a tsunami that killed more than 126,000 Indonesians and leaving al
29 March 2005: - - A magnitude 8.7 earthquake, among the 10 most powerful worldwide since 1900, struck near the west coast of Sumatra in Indonesia last night, killing 300 people on the island of Nias, the government said.
25 March 2005: - - San Clemente, CA, The Surfrider Foundation announced today that it has signed on as the official non-profit partner of the National Surf League. The two organizations have agreed to work to promote environmental stewardship of beaches and coastlines through the National Surf League’s upcoming Quiks
22 March 2005: - - World Water Day sees leading environmental campaigners ‘Surfers Against Sewage’ (SAS) announce an educational tour for young surfers in June. Surf ‘grommets’ will have the chance to learn how to protect their local beaches from pollution, as well as being given the chance to surf with and against s
14 March 2005, Sydney, --Coastalwatch.com, an Australian surfing website, has generously offered to be the new home for SurfAid International, Australia. In addition to making an AUS$25,000 donation to SurfAid, Coastalwatch has given the health-focused charity office space and administrative support for its Australia
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