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5 TIPS TO HELP YOUR LOCAL BEACH CLEAN UP ITS ACT | SHAKA SURF BLOGMay 09, 2019

Do you love beaches? Of course you do, we all do. We love our beach days so much, soaking up the sun and frolicking in the water, … The best ever! And if we wanna keep it up, we must keep our beach clean. Here are five easy ways you can help protect our beaches and save our beautiful life. Stay away from plastic bags Always bring your own bags (or boxes) with you when shopping, minimize the use of…

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The Plastic Problem | Shaka Surf BlogApril 03, 2019

It doesn't take much to notice the ever growing problem of our use in plastics and the impact its creating. Travel a bit and you'll notice just how bad this problem can be, especially in developing countries. Indeed, most of us have seen the concerning footage from a scuba diver in Indonesia were plastic littered the ocean bed. Can you imagine having to swim in such plastic polluted waters? Well…

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Benefits of Eco Friendly Fins | Shaka Surf BlogMarch 23, 2019

Surfing gives us so much stoke, but unfortunately many of the materials used in surfing, so we can play in the ocean, aren’t full of stoke for the environment. From the wetsuits we wear to the equipment we ride in the boards and fins everything has its roots in petrochemicals and in the case of boards the least sustainable materials you could imagine: resins, catalysts and fibreglass cloth. Of…

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Celebrating Women in Surfing and SustainabilityMarch 08, 2019

In mark of International Women's Day today, March 8th 2019, we are celebrating awesome women who are championing sustainability in surfing. Women who are highlighting the importance of beach clean-ups, reducing plastic usage, and promoting changes in all kinds of environmental issues. Without these environmental advocates, we probably wouldn't have progressed as much as we have in the last few…

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How To Make Your Own Surf Wax | Shaka Surf BlogFebruary 14, 2019

Ever wondered how to do this? You can read our full write-up over at Surf & Mind

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Eco Conscious Dive Spots Around The World | Shaka Surf BlogFebruary 10, 2019

If you’re a keen diver, you’re probably concerned about the health and well-being of the oceans. After all, without beautiful clean oceans, we can’t enjoy scuba diving. Unfortunately, some destinations which are popular with divers don’t pay a lot of attention to the well-being of the marine life in that area. When choosing a dive spot for your next vacation, it’s time to think about selecting one…

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Our Web App Is Now Live | Shaka Surf BlogJanuary 24, 2019

UPDATE: We decided to pull the app as no one was really using it. We're stoked to announce that our web app is now live. We've created an app that aligns with our brand values and is something we're passionate about: Reducing our carbon footprints. Our app lets your pledge donation amounts for reducing your carbon footprint. It automatically calculates the carbon you will offset based on your…

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Should Pro Surfers Be Dispensing Wisdoms About The Environment | Shaka Surf BlogDecember 10, 2018

I saw this on Reddit today and whilst scrolling through the usual humorous platitudes such forums offer, an interesting comment was made about whether surfers are the best advocates for telling people to protect the environment. Indeed, many surfers have taken up recent campaigns, telling us not to use plastic straws, asking us to pledge something for the oceans and of course Kelly's own…

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Top 5 Eco Conscious Social Media Influencers on Instagram | Shaka Surf BlogNovember 26, 2018

Is your Instagram feed in need of some inspiration? Do you want to find out more about sustainability and fashion? Fear not, we've put together the ultimate list of our top 10 eco conscious social media influencers. Make sure you give them a follow! 1. Anuschka Rees Anuschka is a Fashion Blogger and writer of "The Curated Closet". Based in Berlin, she is a big advocate of wearing what you feel…

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