Protecting surf ecosystems
across the globe.


Save The Waves Coalition (STW) is an international nonprofit that works with like-minded organizations dedicated to protecting surf ecosystems.

What We do.

We Protect Steward Defend Surf Ecosystems


We create protected areas through our flagship World Surfing Reserve program and Surf Protected Area Networks.


We manage projects around the world and encourage coastal stewardship through our Save The Waves App.


We mount international campaigns to defend surf ecosystems under threat and inspire the public to take action.

Protect the places you love.

Donate today and make a global impact for our coastlines. 

World Surfing Reserves
Protecting outstanding surf breaks around the world.
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Surf Ecosystems?
Hint: It's about more than a wave.
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Save The Waves App
The everyday tool to protect the places you love.
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Our Campaigns
Inspiring action that results in conservation.
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Latest News & Stories

Our Top Ten Accomplishments of 2020

Save The Waves is proud to reflect on our most memorable moments of 2020! These milestones spanned across the globe, were achieved in collaboration with local Coalition partners and often took several years of hard, diligent work to accomplish.

Celebrating Our Shared Victories

Despite the hardships and curveballs of 2020, Save The Waves Coalition is proud to report an impactful year. Our team rose to the challenge to achieve historic milestones for surf conservation and scale our work across the globe.

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