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Guarda do Embaú World Surfing Reserve Launches Surfonomics

This represents the seventh Surfonomics study by Save The Waves and will enable the Guarda WSR to determine the economic value of waves and surfing to their local community and, in turn, help decision makers understand the importance of coastal conservation policies.

Mirador property at Punta de Lobos is protected forever.

After years of hard work, Save The Waves, Fundación Punta de Lobos and Patagonia are happy to announce that we have raised all of the money necessary to purchase the first property at Punta de Lobos, protecting it forever.

Bahia de Todos Santos WSR Grapples With Pipeline Project

Unannounced and under the cover of night on July 24th, a foreign company secretly installed 105 meters of pipeline into the surf zone at Tres Emes beach. The location and size of the pipes that SENFU Mexico installed are major concerns for the surfing community and, particularly, the World Surfing Reserve.

Notes From The Field: Guarda Do Embaú, Brazil: WSR Visit Exceeds All Expectations

The surreal beauty of the area, the welcoming spirit of the community, the dedication of the Local Stewardship Council, and the commitment at-large to use the WSR to protect their coastal resources – this is an incredibly special place and the Vision Council definitely made the right decision by bringing Guarda into the WSR network.

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