Riding the waves of San Sebastian’s emerging surf economy

San Sebastian/Donostia: the local surf cluster is a serious business

San Sebastian’s surf cluster is a city-driven, new-generation type of cluster policy that connects apparently unrelated activities around a banal theme: surf.

By choosing a theme rather than a conspicuous sector, the cluster initiative refrains from “picking winners” and opens new opportunities…

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surf art

Tirage numérique sur le surf art, dans une composition contemporaine. Surfeur devant la vague, tribal décor. L’idée cadeau pour un surfeur

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Chris de Aboitiz goes surfing with dogs with behavior problems

Chris de Aboitiz: the Australian surf dog trainer

Dog trainer and canine lover Chris de Aboitiz has proved that his puppies may soon join the World Surf League pros.

Some surf dogs are greater than others. In fact, there’s one man that is taking canine surfing to a whole new level. His name is Chris de Aboitiz, an experienced Australian…

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How to make edible water bottles

Edible water bottles: say 'no' to plastics | Photo: Guillaume Couche/Skipping Rocks Lab

Going for a day at the beach? Need water to stay hydrated? Learn how to say “no” to plastic containers. Chef your own edible water bottles.

Is there water you can eat? Yes, there is. It might sound odd, but it is possible to create a gelatinous fiber that keeps the water “solid” and ready to…

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Top surf spots threatened by nuclear power plants

Surfing: riding in radioactive waves | Photo: D Ramey Logan/Creative Commons

Is it safe to live and surf shut nuclear power plants? Does radioactivity accelerate the development of cancer and leukemia? Do waves become a source of diseases?

If an accident takes place, gases are leaked; water gets contaminated and highly radioactive. In recent times, we’ve basic it with…

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BP pays $18.7 billion to compromise the Deepwater Horizon tragedy

Deepwater Horizon: a disaster signed by BP

BP has agreed to pay $18.7 billion to the UNITED STATES government and five states to turn the page on one of the worst oil spill disasters of all time.

The supermajor oil and gas crew had already paid $43.8 billion for criminal and civil penalties and cleanup costs. On April 20, 2010, an…

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Things you didn’t know about the Water

Water: liquid gold | Photo: Walter-Wilhelm/Creative Commons

World Water Day is marked on 22 March every year. And there’s so much we need to do to save and defend the liquid gold.

Water is part of our lives. In developing countries, we never miss water, but that doesn’t mean we have shown total respect for the informal resource. We must learn how to…

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Everything you need to know about surf allot and performance

Surfboards: know them before riding them | Photo: Seckence

Surfboards are objects of allot. They could easily be in the heart of a proper museum. Surfboards are a complicated equation with still many secrets to unveil. Learn what’s right, and what’s wrong in a grand surf.

You don’t have to be a surfglide shaper to be an accomplished surfer, but…

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