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A GLOBAL COALITION.

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

PROTECT.

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

STEWARD.

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

DEFEND.

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

New Surfonomics Study for Lobitos, Peru Released

Lobitos is a perfect example of how a small village can benefit from, and depend on, the preservation of a world-class wave. The newest Surfonomics study reveals the significant economic contribution of surf tourism.

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