For sixty million years the largest brains on earth have swam and surfed harmoniously within the ocean. Today, industrialized man threatens the future of our oceans, whales and dolphins via commercial fishing, domestic, industrial and acoustic pollution, and direct kills. The Transparent Sea voyage expresses the surfing worlds desire to surf with cetaceans in an ocean that is clean, clear, and protected.
Minds in the Water documents the journey of traveling professional surfer Dave Rastovich, from an ocean minded admirer to an ocean activist.
Through the charismatic journey of Dave's life witness an adventure spanning the globe from Australia and the Galapagos to Tonga, Alaska and Japan.
The Visual Petition is a powerful statement to the world declaring that surfers, as a global culture, will no longer stand by and let our ocean kin be murdered. Whales and Dolphins are revered by surfers and ocean lovers all over the world, though a minority of humans are intent on wiping out these masters of the ocean.
In the lead up to the 2008 IWC meeting in Santiago S4C travelled to Chile to share information on the sustainable and lucrative business of Whale/Dolphin Watch tours that could be adopted in Chile in the same manner as S4C's hometown of Byron Bay.
Mural projects get under way: S4C's own Howie Cooke and Chris Del Moro have pulled their brushes out to paint cetacean murals around the world. From San Francisco to Thailand the boys have un-officially kicked off a great new initiative for us at S4C that encompasses awareness and educational opportunities with a lasting presence.