Costa Rica’s Playa Hermosa was dedicated as the newest World Surfing Reserve, designating Garabito’s famous surf break as only one out of twelve such surf reserves across the globe and the first in Central America
Blog | Author: Lauren Parrino
“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.
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.
From runoff, sewage spills, and algae blooms, there are many ways water quality can be impacted from both natural causes and human error. Learn how to those identify (and report!) those issues today.
By Gino Passalacqua | Oil spills can take months to years to clean up, and the impacts will continue to be noticeable along the Peruvian coast for a long time. For these reasons, it is important to collect data through citizens’ participation to understand the magnitude of the spill.
Today, we are excited to announce a new collaboration with the World Surf League and Conservation International through the Surf Conservation Partnership to protect world-class waves and coastal ecosystems.
At Save The Waves, we strive to do more than react to immediate threats to surf breaks: we work hard to proactively conserve surf ecosystems and create surf protected areas.
Written by Laura Zumbado. For me, conservation is a lifeline. Protecting these ecosystems is vital to enjoy the wellbeing they bring to us.