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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