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Issue Five
// TREEDOM // CAPTURING THE WILD // HAPPY TO BE INDIGENOUS // OFFLINING // RYAN LOVELACE // OYSTER REVOLUTION // OPERATION RELENTLESS // WITH WHATEVER I COULD FIT ON A BICYCLE // GOOD BREW CO // LYNCH PINS // WASHED ASHORE // SCIENCE UNDER SAIL // NORTHERN GREASE // NUDE YOUR FOOD // SWIMMING HOLE // NIGHTLIFE // WALK THE PLANK // IMMUNE SYSTEM TRAVEL ESSENTIALS // RECIPE FOR CHANGE // GOOD GRITS // »
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Issue Four
// The Latitude Project // There's More To The Picture // Not One To Be Singled Out // Submerged Serenity // Salt Water Medicine // Jolly Rogers // Ode To The Reef // From Hendonesia With Love // Sea Changer // Lines Of Wisdom // Arc Of Visibility // The Wave With Undies // Good Grits // The Sea And Me // »
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Issue Three
// Conrad Comer // Beyond The Veil // Jean Paul Molyneux // 3 Faces of Shea // Smile // Coral Reefs And Fishing in Kenya // Megan Palmer // A Faith Beyond Ability // Board Men // What The Sea Gives Me // A Liquid Future // Sorry // Unlock Your Body // Nut Balls // The Sea And Me // »
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Issue Two
Daniela Garreton // The Evangeline Trail // Forever Grom // Riders of the Storm // Painting Puerto // Further Farther // Clouds and Clarity Abundant // 1000 Surfboard Graveyard // Sea Changes // My Art Kills Monsters // Good Grits // Hello Sailor! // Tribute to the King // The Sea and Me »
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Issue One
BEN ROSS - THE HUMBLE HELL-MAN // CREATURES OF THE DEEP // ESCAPE FROM PARADISE // FLEETING BEAUTY // GOOD GRITS // HAND SHAPED WITH LOVE // JON FRANK - WALKING TO THE SHOP FOR BREAD // LONE SAILOR // MERIMBULA'S OLD MAN AND THE SEA // SHARING THE STOKE // THE BASQUE CONQUISTADOR // THE COAST POET // THE PLIGHT OF SHARKS // THE SEA AND ME - ALI DEANE // »
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Nov 1, 2014

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The power of mother ocean. A surreal photograph capturing the sea when she is in full force. Photograph by our newest contributor Elmo Hernández… Check out more of his work here:
http://www.laolaencendida.com

Oct 31, 2014

Emmy award-winning filmmaker and surf enthusiast, Cyrus Sutton is in the process of editing his latest project, ‘Island Earth’. Delving into the very real and worrying issue of industrial agriculture and specifically, the startling prominence of GMOs in Hawaii, Cyrus says this documentary “is about the GMO/pesticide connection and the underground movement of young people moving back to the land and growing their own food in response to corporate corruption.”

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It’s hard to believe that Hawaii, a place famed for its verdant tropical splendour has the largest number of GMO per square metre. But its fertile islands that offer favourable year-round growth is what attracts the likes of corporate agriculture demons such as Monsanto, who are not only devastating the natural landscapes in Hawaii, but are using chemicals that are causing high levels of toxicity and thus affecting the communities in areas of production. With medical research showing the rise of birth defects in these affected areas, it’s a dire prospect for what is to come if the issue continues to grow.

But like most complex issues, translating the information to the general public in a way that is comprehendible is often a hard task, but Cyrus is on a mission to make people aware of what is going on through the medium he knows best by producing a “strong cinematic seed from which change can grow.”

He currently has a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the post-production phase of the documentary. A worthy cause to get behind, if you’re interested to learn more and have a few pennies to help him out, then be sure to check out the Island Earth Kickstarter campaign.

A couple of stills from the documentary that are part of the Kickstarter offerings… all photos taken by Cyrus Sutton.

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To check out more of Cyrus’s work, head here.

Oct 22, 2014

The maestro of underwater sculpture Jason deCaires Taylor has recently installed his latest work of art titled, Ocean Atlas. Featuring a young local Bahamian girl carrying the weight of the ocean on her shoulders, this is the largest single sculpture ever to be deployed underwater. An absolute beauty to behold, the sculpture extends 5 metres up front he sea and weighs over 60 tonnes and was assemble underwater in sections using an ambitious technique developed by Jason himself.

And if you haven’t seen the feature article we did on Jason in Issue Four, you can check it out over here.

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Oct 21, 2014

“It’s been said
On far shores, weary mariners hear voices
Songs so beautiful they cast a spell
There is no choice but to hear.”

Here is an beautiful film put together by the folks at Finisterre.  A fantastic insight into the world of cold water surfing, with some top notch production and sound, turn the speakers up loud and sink into this wonderful world.

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Oct 13, 2014

Surf and ocean enthusiasts rejoice…only 11 more days until the 4th annual Byron Bay Surf Festival and judging from the program, the event should be nothing short of Byron Bay magic. A 3-day celebration that draws in ocean-loving folk from near and far, the BBSF showcases film, photography, art, history, markets, literature, design, craft, workshops (and a heap more goodness) that all pay homage to the creative culture within surfing.

With a program that is bursting with epic festivities, including the Australian premieres of surf films ‘Expencive Porno’ and the highly anticipated Beyond The Surface, the BBSF is the perfect way to experience surf culture in true Byron fashion.

Musicians, shapers, surfers, artists, locals and tourists will unite to make this year’s festival as stellar as the last and this year’s musical offerings include Bonjah, Ash Grunwald and iconic surfer/muso Donovan Frankenreiter, just to name a few!

If you’re in Byron from the 24-26th of October, do yourself a favour and get amongst it all!

For more information, head here to for the complete event details.

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