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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“This experience was a powerful reminder that while our challenges are great, our collaborative potential is immense.”
As surfers, we value places with good waves, but there are other factors that keep us enchanted and hooked to our favorite coastal zones. Selected as the next World Surfing Reserve North Devon embodies the definition of a surf ecosystem.
Breaking News: North Devon has been selected at the 12th World Surfing Reserve! This international designation recognises the area’s outstanding quality surfing beaches, and brings together the local community to celebrate and protect their coastal heritage.
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