California

More than Dolphin Geographies

Posted on 4 December 2019 by Lyndsey Stoodley

At Mission Beach last week I watched a pod of around 10 dolphins play in the surf. They read the waves better than any human surfer in the lineup, taking the best set waves and riding them towards the shore. Their fins would be visible again soon after the wave had broken, seamlessly reappearing back
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Dana Point Paddle and Ponder

Posted on 9 September 2019 by Lyndsey Stoodley

Last week I was taken on a mini paddle board expedition. When we arrived at the beach at around 7pm on Labor Day, a late August public holiday, the area was packed with families who were enjoying the weather and scenery.  The air was full of the smells and sounds of middle eastern culture.  There
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International Collaboration: Phase 2

Posted on 13 September 2017 by Lyndsey Stoodley

I’m in California! Phase two of our international collaboration scoping trip is now in full swing. After a quick tour of Hollywood, a stroll along Venice Beach and a few hours spent in L.A traffic, I’m in San Diego to meet with Dr Jess Ponting, Director of the Centre for Surf Research at San Diego
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