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Meet the Dutch students who are helping us replant coral reefs in Indonesia

Coral reefs are the lungs of our ocean, but so far around 95% of all Indonesian reefs are damaged or destroyed by human activity. With the help of students from TU Delft, we’re implementing an exciting new method to keep them alive: Biorock.

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SISSTR: “Our surf fashion is an ode to female surfers all over the world ripping it”

In recognition of how well female surfers all over the world are doing, Vissla started a sister company: Sisstrevolution. They design sustainable apparel and wetsuits in dreamy pastels – designed to fit the female body.

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How SnapperX contributes to Willie Smits’ projects to save orangutans in Borneo

Multiple times a year, SnapperX founder Tom Nuytens travels to Indonesia to visit the nonprofit organisations that we donate 1% of our annual sales to. An important one we fund is Masarang Foundation, founded by Dr. Willie Smits, a Dutch bio engineer and the world’s most prominent protector of orangutans and their natural habitat.  Willie […]

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How 1% for the Planet supports the Australian bush currently blazing with fire

At SnapperX, we donate 1% of our annual sales to environmental projects in Indonesia – whether or not we’re profitable. We would like to see more businesses and individuals help protect the future of our planet. This global movement that makes doing so a lot more easy: 1% for the Planet. 1% for the Planet […]

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What we are doing to restore bio diversity in Indonesia

Some of the balsa wood we use for our boards is cultivated by local Indonesian farmers on their land. Most of our balsa wood, however, comes from reforestation projects in Borneo. Reforestation is extremely important for the climate. These projects also give a new home to orangutan orphans that lost their habitat because of the […]

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This is why sustainability is so important in the years to come

Plastics are everywhere, in all corners of our oceans, from the North Pole to the South Pole. On the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific – the deepest point on earth, more than 10 kilometers deep – a plastic bag was found (!) … Even the most remote, previously pristine, beaches are […]

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