Protected areas

We protect surf ecosystems by creating well-managed protected areas in high priority coastal zones that overlap with high quality surf. 

WORLD SURFING RESERVES

Our flagship program that protects and preserves outstanding wave breaks and their surrounding coastline.

SURF PROTECTED AREA NETWORKS

A cutting-edge conservation approach to protecting surf ecosystems that overlap with biodiversity hotspots.

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Iconic Punta de Lobos Protected Forever
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10,000 Acre Sanctuary Created in Chile
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Huanchaco Granted Federal Protection
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Cruise Terminal Prevented on Gold Coast
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Creating Protected Areas

We use a combination of voluntary conservation agreements, economic incentives, coalition-building and regulatory frameworks to achieve this goal by creating individual Reserves (WSRS) and Networks (SPANS). 

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