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Global Leadership Adventures Protecting the Pacific 2014

Protecting The Pacific: GLA Summer 2014 Ends on a High Note

This summer, Bodhi Surf School and the community of Bahia Ballena, Costa Rica hosted four groups of high school students who came down to participate in the “Protecting the Pacific” program through the travel company, Global Leadership Adventures (GLA). All four groups were in the community for 12 days each and participated in a number […]

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Travis moderating at the CREST Symposium

An Interview with Travis: Experiencing CREST’s Tourism Symposium in Grenada

First of all, how did it come to be that Bodhi Surf was involved in the Symposium? Bodhi Surf received an email from Samantha Hogenson of the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) on April 14, 2014 inviting Bodhi Surf to participate as a speaker in the 3rd Symposium for Innovators in Coastal Tourism. The event […]

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Help Us Create Our Travelers’ Philanthropy Program

Bodhi Surf School is looking to formalize a Travelers’ Philanthropy program, and we are calling on our past guests to help to make it as impactful as possible. Travelers’ philanthropy programs aim to connect interested travelers with opportunities to contribute to positive development in the places that they become acquainted with and grow to love on their […]

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Bodhi Surf presenting the first Blue Marble

Blue Marbles, Beach Weddings, and New Connections

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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Bodhi Surf Now Part of MuchBetterAdventures

We are enthusiastic about our new membership with muchbetteradventures.com! Being approved as full members of muchbetteradventures.com, a carefully selected collection of adventure providers who have a strong ongoing commitment to sustainability, is no easy task. We believe it is the ‘Trip Advisor’ of adventure travel, specially designed to support local businesses and reward businesses committed […]

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Costa Rica marine conservation

Ocean Conservation in South Pacific Costa Rica

Costa Rica, although relatively small, contains approximately 5% of the world’s biodiversity. It is a country with almost one-quarter of its national territory under some form of protection, yet the oceans that border Costa Rica have been largely neglected. In terms of ocean conservation, less than one percent of Costa Rican oceans are being regulated […]

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