Defend your beach

So you like going to the beach and riding waves? Then stop being a lazy asshole and do something to protect it. Here's a list of organizations that are dedicated to the protection and improvement of the world's beaches. Do something for once and donate to them. Don't think about it, do it.
The Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world's oceans, waves and beaches. Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers in Malibu, California, the Surfrider Foundation now maintains over 50,000 members and 90 chapters worldwide.
Our 35-year legacy continues today as we translate threats into sound, practical policies that protect our ocean and improve our lives. We recognize that real leadership means real cooperation — between governments, businesses, scientists, policymakers, conservation organizations, and citizen advocates. With your help, we'll continue to create concrete solutions that lead to lasting change — so we can all experience the ocean for generations to come.
SOS is an international Hawai'i based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization utilizing education and research to preserve, protect, and restore the world's oceans for future generations.
We facilitate and perform beach clean-ups, meet with local city councils, state and federal officials work to find functional solutions on such issues as: Cruise Ship Sewerage Dumping Reef Destruction Marine mammal hazards & perils Ocean Spills and Pollution. If it affects our oceans or beaches, we'll be there, taking a stand!
The mission of Ocean Futures Society is to explore our global ocean, inspiring and educating people throughout the world to act responsibly for its protection, documenting the critical connection between humanity and nature, and celebrating the ocean's vital importance to the survival of all life on our planet.