Archive for April, 2010

Oceanside Pier by Michael Slattery

April 30th, 2010

This stunning 14″x30″ photograph, taken by Michael Slattery, is of the Oceanside Pier. Michael’s donation for last year’s Art Gala, a photo overlooking Del Mar, was a huge hit. For more of his work, please visit: http://www.thephotographyartist.com. more »

Oceanside Pier by Michael Slattery

April 30th, 2010

This stunning 14″x30″ photograph, taken by Michael Slattery, is of the Oceanside Pier. Michael’s donation for last year’s Art Gala, a photo overlooking Del Mar, was a huge hit. For more of his work, please visit: http://www.thephotographyartist.com. more »

Oil Spill Volunteer Toolkit

April 30th, 2010

Surfrider recently created this toolkit to assist our chapters and the public in how to get involved with response and cleanup efforts for spills. This is general in nature and not specific to the current Gulf Coast crisis…. more »

White House: no new drilling until oil spill review

April 30th, 2010

This morning the White House said there would be no oil drilling authorize in new areas until a review of the spill in the Gulf of Mexico has been conducted. More… We don’t believe that is going far… more »

Oil from Gulf spill is reaching Louisiana coastline

April 30th, 2010

With an oily stench permeating the air across southeastern Louisiana, a massive oil spill was expected to start coming ashore in the Mississippi River delta early Friday, triggering all-out efforts to stave off an enironmental and fishing industry… more »

Detailed Map of the Growing Monster……and a Projected Landfall

April 29th, 2010

These images are from the response team’s website. more »

Lessons From the Disaster

April 29th, 2010

The LA Times today published a great editorial regarding lessons learned (or lessons that should be learned) from the ongoing oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Here are a few excerpts:“Last week’s oil rig disaster should… more »

Oil Spill Counter: Gulf Oil Disaster is spilling 210,000 gallons a day

April 28th, 2010

This is an explanation of how we determined what number to use to count the total amount of oil spilled from the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico. We based our calculation on the approach used… more »

48 Fins by Kevin Roche

April 28th, 2010

This 12″x18″ photograph on canvas, taken by Kevin Roche, features an Alex Laine original sculpture. You can see the sculpture at the Patagonia Cardiff Store and check out more of Kevin Roche’s photography at www.kevinroche.com. more »

Blue Sky Wavescape by Elisabeth Sullivan

April 28th, 2010

First-time donor, but long-time Surfrider member, Elisabeth Sullivan gives us this beautiful wavescape. The piece is an acrylic on gallery wrap canvas. You can check out more of her work at www.elisabethsullivan.com. more »