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Blog | Category: Endangered Waves

One of the Greatest Waves in the Maldives is Under Serious Threat

Written by Tony Butt | Chickens is a lefthander that breaks off a small island called Kuda Villigili in the northeast of the North Malé Atoll. If it isn’t saved, it will go down in history as an unfortunate case that could have so easily been avoided.

Campaign Update: Salvemos Punta Conejo

Last year, we launched the Salvemos Punta Conejo campaign and have been working diligently ever since. We know that once a natural phenomenon like Punta Conejo is altered by industry, it is forever lost. We won’t let this gem go down without a fight.

A wave worthy of protection.

#SalvemosPuntaConejo Campaign Update: At the invitation of the local community, Save The Waves headed to southern Mexico to the village of Playa Brasil to listen, learn and collaborate with local community members to protect Punta Conejo.

250,000 Petition Signatures Raised for Punta Conejo

The campaign to protect the famous right-hand point break in Oaxaca, Mexico continues to gain ground and build opposition to a project that could destroy this beloved surf ecosystem. In just a couple of months, the petition started by Save The Waves has amassed over 250,000 opposition signatures.

Campaign Alert: Salvemos Punta Conejo!

Punta Conejo, a renowned surf break along the coastline of Southern Oaxaca, could be destroyed by the construction of a new industrial port project. The Mexican Federal Government has announced the “Development Plan for the Isthmus of Tehuantepec”, which includes the development of a new industrial port in Salina Cruz, Oaxaca.

Martha Lavinia Declared Endangered Wave

Martha Lavinia is a world class beach break on King Island in Bass Strait. Known for it’s perfect ‘A-frame’ waves formed by swell wrapping around both sides of the island, Tassal has been granted a permit to explore options for a salmon farm operation immediately east of Martha Lavinia Beach.

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