We Protect Steward Defend Surf Ecosystems.
We believe that legally protected areas, effective stewardship and a mobilized constituency result in healthy and protected surf ecosystems.
We create well-managed protected areas in high priority coastal ecosystems that overlap with high quality surf.
We engage and aid communities in the ongoing effective management of surf ecosystems.
We mount international campaigns to defend surf ecosystems under threat and inspire the public to take action.
We protect surf ecosystems by creating protected areas in high priority coastal ecosystems that overlap with high quality surf.
WORLD SURFING RESERVES
SURF PROTECTED AREA NETWORKS
International campaigns to preserve and defend threatened waves and valuable surf ecosystems – from Mexico to Ireland.
Save The Waves App
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With every iconic surf break, there’s history and community. By protecting these waves, we’re protecting everything they stand for.
In a historic moment, the first state park in Baja California, Mexico was officially approved, providing long-lasting protection for the iconic San Miguel wave alongside 67 hectares of green space
Calling all surfers and beach-lovers for a chance to win $5,000 and give back to your local coastline! Hosted on the Save The Waves App until Nov. 15th.
Killalea, also known as “The Farm” is a National Surfing Reserve that is threatened by a private hotel and campground development.
Save The Waves and local partners have launched a global campaign to protect ‘The Jurassic Beach’ from a destructive seawall project.
On Sunday, Save The Waves hosted a beach cleanup in the Santa Cruz World Surfing Reserve with Kona Brewing for their #CatchACleanWave tour.
We’re proud to present “The Plastic Wave” – a seven-foot wave sculpture created by Ethan Estess out of 1,000 plastic phone cases made with our partners at Pela Case.
“This is such great news,” said Mayor Donna Meyers. “The changes in bacteria data measurements which have kept Cowell Beach off of the ‘Beach Bummer’ list over two years now demonstrate the positive power of government working with a focused group of community organizations.”
Save The Waves App encourages surfers and beach-goers to report and tag coastal threats. We’re proud to release the second version of award-winning app for World Oceans Day.
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