Save The Waves Coalition

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Crab Island and Doolin Point, Ireland
Crab Island and Doolin Point, Ireland
The construction of a larger pier, supported by local tourism interests, threaten these two world-class waves in Ireland.

San Mateo, Ecuador
San Mateo, Ecuador
One of Ecuador's best lefts would be buried beneath a large fishing port proposed for construction on the beach in San Mateo. The community already has a small port and the proposal threatens surfing

Bastion Point, Victoria, Australia
Bastion Point, Victoria, Australia
Local Council plans to build a 130m long jetty and boat ramp directly through the surfbreak at Bastion Point.

Mölle, Sweden
Mölle, Sweden
Although not well known, Sweden has an extensive surfing community practicing the sport for decades. The North Sea is the main surf producer and the west coast of Skane is battered by fierce westerly winds year-round.

Jardim do Mar, Madeira [PAST CAMPAIGN]
Jardim do Mar, Madeira [PAST CAMPAIGN]
The seawall is built, the road is paved, but no one seems to agree about whether or not the wave at Ponta Jardim is any different. Local Jardineiros even differ on this issue...

Lugar de Baixo, Madeira [PAST CAMPAIGN]
Lugar de Baixo, Madeira [PAST CAMPAIGN]
Save The Waves and the surfers of Madeira scored their first victory in 2001 when they successfully lobbied the government of Madeira to move a marina away from the right point known as Lugar de Baixo.

Whangamata, New Zealand
Whangamata, New Zealand
Harbor & boat ramp expansion threaten the sandbank at one of New Zealand's best waves.

Mundaka, Spain [PAST CAMPAIGN]
Mundaka, Spain [PAST CAMPAIGN]
One of Europe's best breaks, the rivermouth in Mundaka, Spain, suffered huge setbacks after a dredging project in 2003 severely compromised the quality of the break.

El Buey, Chile - Spared?
El Buey, Chile - Spared?
Construction of two groins at one of Chile's best surf spots, El Buey, has been completed, but fortunately the wave itself has not been impacted according to local surfers.

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