Our campaigns inspire action that result in conservation.
We partner with local communities and movements to mitigate and defeat immediate threats, or to preemptively protect surf ecosystems before they can be destroyed or altered.
We respond to these situations in a diverse number of ways. Using our experience and platform, we attempt to provide expert advice, strategies, and support for all inquiries.
We partner with local communities and movements to mitigate and defeat immediate threats before they can be destroyed or altered.
We respond to threats in a diverse number of ways, using our experience and platform to provide advice, strategy and support for all reports.
These are prioritized, international campaigns to defend waves from immediate threats.
Preventing Endangered Waves From Becoming Extinct.
Some of the world’s best surfing waves have vanished forever. Killer Dana, Petacalco, La Barre – these were considered some of the world’s best and yet they were destroyed.
Today, many other spots around the world are threatened by excessive coastal development (marinas, jetties, breakwaters, etc.) industrial pollution and runoff, and barred access to beaches.
Save The Waves stands by and supports localized campaigns that are led and organized by affected and passionate communities.
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Twenty years ago, in 2003, Will Henry founded our organization to mount campaigns and build public support to protect surf breaks across Madeira.
The surf ecosystem of Teahupo’o must be protected. Save The Waves stands with the local community members of Teahupo’o and the Vai ara o Teahupo’o Assocation’s position against the Olympic Committee’s proposed aluminum judges tower. Teahupo’o’s fragile surf ecosystem is made up of live reefs, a lagoon, and a freshwater stream. All of these elements
The surf ecosystem of Puerto Escondido is facing threats on all fronts that are impacting the wave itself as well as the health of the coastal environment.
Save The Waves relies on the engagement and activism of people like you to alert us to surf ecosystem threats around the world.
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