WHO WE ARE
Save The Waves Coalition (STW) is an international nonprofit that works with diverse organizations dedicated to protecting surf ecosystems.
WHAT WE DO
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 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.
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The surf ecosystem of Puerto Escondido is facing threats on all fronts that are impacting the wave itself as well as the health of the coastal environment.
The Coalition Summit held in Santa Cruz on June 7 through June 9 was a historic event for Save The Waves and the protection of surf ecosystems more broadly. It
Northern Californian surf brand O’Neill partners up with the international nonprofit organisation Save The Waves Coalition, uniting their efforts in protecting surf ecosystems across the globe. “The ocean is alive,
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