The Blue Marble Project is the creation of Wallace J. Nichols — scientist, marine conservation visionary, and one of Bodhi Surf School’s idols. The concept is simple: oceans make up the majority of our planet’s surface, so when you see the planet from afar, it will appear to be blue. Our blue planet is a […]
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The results for our first annual My Ocean Guardian Journey Contest are in! The judging panel, comprised of the Bodhi Surf Advisory Board, had a tough time picking the winners as submissions were all fantastic. We at Bodhi Surf School want to thank everyone who participated — this was our first year holding this contest […]
With the help of experts from GIS ETC and ESRI life in the world of mapping and understanding our communities resources has become easier. Starting in May 2010, the president and director of operations for GIS ETC, Roger and Anita, along with Charlie Fitzpatrick Manager of K-12 education from ESRI, and Sandy Doss made the […]
Established in 1986, Etnies describes itself as a “global action sports footwear and apparel” company, and it also sponsors a team of skateboarders, snowboarders, surfers, BMXers, and motocross racers. In 2007, the company’s president, Pierre Andre Senizergues, met with government officials in Costa Rica and was pleasantly surprised to learn that Costa Rica had pledged […]
On January 28-29, 2011 a group of future Costa Rican leaders gathered in Bahia Ballena, Osa for an environmental leadership workshop entitled ALA (Alianza de Liderazgo Ambiental), Environmental Leadership Alliance in English. The group consisted of 18 young adults, ranging from 14 to 24 years of age, from ten different communities across Costa Rica.
Surfers have long been known for their “alternative” lifestyles. Through the years, they have been stereotyped as pot-smoking hippies who are constantly seeking thrills and cannot hold down a job (think of Fast Times at Ridgemont High’s character, Jeff Spicoli). While this typecast seems to have faded quite a bit over the years, surfers have […]