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
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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Latest News & Stories
World Surfing Reserves is our flagship program dedicated to protecting outstanding surf breaks. Application window is open April 8 – October 15, 2021.
Join Save The Waves on May 13th, 4PM PST for an event that celebrates, inspires and raises funds for surf ecosystems. We’re bringing together our Coalition as we share stories from partners and friends in every corner of the globe. REGISTRATION IS FREE.
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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