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Catching up
with Chad Nelsen

After 16 years as the Surfrider Foundation’s Environmental Director, Dr Chad Nelsen was the obvious choice when selecting their next CEO. An activist, campaigner, family man and avid waterman he brings insight and experience to the fight to protect our ocean playgrounds.

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EPISODE 19 - 58 MIN
EP.19: Chad Nelsen
Hell Or High Water Podcast

“Part of the reason we stay in business is there’s always people with bad ideas out there. The latest one is deep sea mining for minerals.”

Chad Nelsen

Chad Nelsen

“There are more of us than them. They have the money, but we have the people. So if you poll people and say, do you want the ocean to be clean and plastic free, and full of marine wildlife, and the water to be clean for your kids? Everyone is going to say yes. So it is converting that interest into action that is key.”

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