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At Save The Waves, we strive to do more than react to immediate threats to surf breaks: we work hard to proactively conserve surf ecosystems and create surf protected areas.
Written by Laura Zumbado. For me, conservation is a lifeline. Protecting these ecosystems is vital to enjoy the wellbeing they bring to us.
The campaign to protect the surf ecosystem known as “The Farm” in Killalea from a development project has been won! This victory is thanks to the incredible efforts of the local community in Shellharbour Beach, Surfrider Foundation Australia, National Surfing Reserves Australia, the Save Killalea Alliance and an outpouring of support from the international surf community.
Five islands, six events, twenty-five films and one goal: protect surf breaks in the Azores. João de Macedo recaps recents travels with Save The Waves.
Spotlight: Creating Impact
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
This ambitious goal aligns with the larger collective conservation goal of protecting 30% of marine resources by 2030.
Save The Waves is pleased to announce that Playa Hermosa, Garabito, Costa Rica has officially been approved as the next World Surfing Reserve – the first WSR in Central America.
The Sanctuary encourages the protection of over 10,000 acres located on the central coast of Chile, including Topocalma and Puertocillo.
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Coalition for Cowell's
For the first time in 10 years, Cowell’s Beach was not included on Heal the Bay’s “Beach Bummer” list! This victory is a direct result of dedicated research and hard work by the Cowell’s Working Group led by Save The Waves and the City of Santa Cruz.
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