Call for WSR Applications!
Who will be the 9th World Surfing Reserve? Save The Waves will be accepting submissions from July 1st-September 30th.
.button-579b716d778df { margin-bottom: 0px; margin-top: 0px; min-width: 0px !important; } .button-579b716d778df { background-color:#007ca9; } .mk-button.button-579b716d778df.flat-dimension:hover { background-color: !important; }
Huanchaco Granted Federal Protection
Peruvian World Surfing Reserve achieves federal protection through historic ‘Ley de Rompientes’ law.
.button-579b716d78a83 { margin-bottom: 0px; margin-top: 0px; min-width: 0px !important; } .button-579b716d78a83 { background-color:#007ca9; } .mk-button.button-579b716d78a83.flat-dimension:hover { background-color: !important; }
Australia's Gold Coast Dedicated
On March 8th, 16 kilometers of the Gold Coast were officially designated as the 8th World Surfing Reserve.
.button-579b716d79b19 { margin-bottom: 0px; margin-top: 0px; min-width: 0px !important; } .button-579b716d79b19 { background-color:#007ca9; } .mk-button.button-579b716d79b19.flat-dimension:hover { background-color: !important; }
Lobos Por Siempre.
Support the efforts of Save The Waves and local community activists to preserve the iconic Punta de Lobos as the next World Surfing Reserve. #LobosPorSiempre
.button-579b716d7ac02 { margin-bottom: 0px; margin-top: 0px; min-width: 0px !important; } .button-579b716d7ac02 { background-color:#007ca9; } .mk-button.button-579b716d7ac02.flat-dimension:hover { background-color: !important; }
Conserving the world's best surfing destinations.
World Surfing Reserves provides an innovative model for proactive coastal conservation.
.button-579b716d7c214 { margin-bottom: 0px; margin-top: 0px; min-width: 0px !important; } .button-579b716d7c214 { background-color:#007ca9; } .mk-button.button-579b716d7c214.flat-dimension:hover { background-color: !important; }
Santa Cruz WSR: A True Community Effort
World Surfing Reserve launches Cowell's Working Group
.button-579b716d7d3d6 { margin-bottom: 0px; margin-top: 0px; min-width: 0px !important; } .button-579b716d7d3d6 { background-color:#007ca9; } .mk-button.button-579b716d7d3d6.flat-dimension:hover { background-color: !important; }
#mk-edge-slider-579b716d72af8 { background-color: #ffffff; }

WORLD SURFING RESERVES

World Surfing Reserves, a program of Save The Waves, proactively identifies, designates and preserves outstanding waves, surf zones and surrounding environments around the world. The program serves as a global model for preserving wave breaks and their surrounding areas by recognizing and protecting the key environmental, cultural, economic and community attributes of surfing areas.

wsr-1
.button-579b716d827b5 { margin-bottom: 15px; margin-top: 0px; min-width: 0px !important; } .button-579b716d827b5 { background-color:#007ca9; } .mk-button.button-579b716d827b5.flat-dimension:hover { background-color:#252525 !important; }
wsr-2
.button-579b716d847f9 { margin-bottom: 15px; margin-top: 0px; min-width: 0px !important; } .button-579b716d847f9 { background-color:#007ca9; } .mk-button.button-579b716d847f9.flat-dimension:hover { background-color:#252525 !important; }
wsr-3
.button-579b716d87041 { margin-bottom: 15px; margin-top: 0px; min-width: 0px !important; } .button-579b716d87041 { background-color:#007ca9; } .mk-button.button-579b716d87041.flat-dimension:hover { background-color:#252525 !important; }
.full-width-579b716d7e29a { min-height:100px; padding:50px 0 50px; margin-bottom:0px; background-color:#ffffff; } #background-layer--579b716d7e29a { background-position:left top; background-repeat:repeat; ; } .full-width-579b716d7e29a .mk-fancy-title.pattern-style span, .full-width-579b716d7e29a .mk-blog-view-all { background-color: #ffffff !important; }