Save The Waves Coalition

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Bundoran Peak, Ireland [SAVED! - PAST CAMPAIGN]
Bundoran Peak, Ireland [SAVED! - PAST CAMPAIGN]
Surfers in Ireland rejoice after scoring a sound victory against big developers who wanted to place a marina over their surf spot.

Cane Garden Bay, British Virgin Islands [SAVED! - PAST CAMPAIGN]
Cane Garden Bay, British Virgin Islands [SAVED! - PAST CAMPAIGN]
The Chief Minister of the British Virgin Islands stated in a press conference on April 4, 2006, that no breakwater will be built in Cane Garden Bay.

Escalera Nautica, Mexico [PAST CAMPAIGN]
Escalera Nautica, Mexico [PAST CAMPAIGN]
The "nautical staircase" that was to place 22 marinas along the coast of Baja California reached yet another stumbling block.

Harry's, Baja California, Mexico [PAST CAMPAIGN]
Harry's, Baja California, Mexico [PAST CAMPAIGN]
After a few days of heavy equipment dumping rocks into the ocean, this world-class surf spot is gone. Sempra-Shell, defying an injunction that a Mexican judge had slapped on their LNG plant proposal...

La Enramada, Tenerife, Spain [SAVED! - PAST CAMPAIGN]
La Enramada, Tenerife, Spain [SAVED! - PAST CAMPAIGN]
Representatives from Save The Waves Coalition returned from a diplomatic environmental mission to the Canary Islands, succeeding in an effort to protect and possibly enhance...

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...

La Herradura, Peru [SAVED! - PAST CAMPAIGN]
La Herradura, Peru [SAVED! - PAST CAMPAIGN]
Save The Waves and Peruvian surfers scored a resounding victory in early November 2004 when GREMCO developers agreed to scrap a marina proposal at La Herradura, a perfect left point break near the capitol city of Lima.

Pavones, Costa Rica
Pavones, Costa Rica
The Costa Rican government has dismissed the proposed tuna farm project off the shore of Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica. The project would have had a significant negative impact on the water quality and aquatic life around the famed left hand point break.

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.

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.

Northern Tasmania, Australia [PAST CAMPAIGN]
Northern Tasmania, Australia [PAST CAMPAIGN]
A chlorine dioxide mill proposal is planned for construction on the mouth of the Tamar River Estuary in northern Tasmania, Australia. The estuary meets the sea just 10 km from a stretch of coast...

Rancho Santana, Nicaragua [SAVED! - PAST CAMPAIGN]
Rancho Santana, Nicaragua [SAVED! - PAST CAMPAIGN]
An epic surf spot at Playa Santana, Nicaragua, was threatened by a beachside development, with plans to alter the Playa Santana River...

Seals, Nova Scotia, Canada [PAST CAMPAIGN]
Seals, Nova Scotia, Canada [PAST CAMPAIGN]
The community of Seaforth in Nova Scotia, Canada, is threatened by the development of a shellfish processing plant, which could potentially pollute the water at numerous prime surfing locations.

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