Danilo, or just Dan, is a photographer who loves to capture people in action. He is pretty passionate about the environment, particularly the ocean. If he is not taking pictures, you might find him surfing or kitesurfing when the wind is on.He has a strong background...
Here are some not-so-fun facts about plastic in the ocean:
~ 8 million tonnes of plastic enters our oceans every year, adding to the estimated 150 million tonnes already in the marine environment.
~ Experts predict that by 2050 there will likely be more plastic in the ocean than fish.
~ About 800 species of animals worldwide, including 77 Australian ones, are affected by marine debris.
…and then there are the cans, the bottles, the fishing tackle, the foam, the cigarette butts.
Apart from being aware of this and more careful, something proactive we can all do to help is to pick up beach litter when we can, and bin it!
“I think when a surfer becomes a surfer, it’s almost like an obligation to be an environmentalist at the same time.” Kelly Slater
Dave has recently joined us as one of our epic shooters. He lives near Cosy Corner and regularly gets around all the breaks of Byron. Apart from his passion for surf photography, he's a pro-photographer who does commercial work. He's also a keen diver and an...
This isn’t discriminatory. It’s purely about ratios. Because typically there are SO many more guys out in the waves than ladies or grommets by ratio, we have made a tab just for ladies and grommets. That way, if you are a lady or a grommet surfer,...