From hosting youth engagement workshops at schools to attending high-level interregional governmental meetings and international conferences, our team has seriously been making waves in the Azores.
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Save The Waves just wrapped up a successful conference at IMPAC5 in Vancouver, presenting on our Surf Protected Area Networks program, meeting with partners, and forging new connections.
As Save The Waves launches its second phase of work in the Azores, awareness efforts make a significant impact for preservation of surf ecosystems in this unique archipelago.
Save The Waves attended the United Nations Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal which brought together governments, NGO’s, and political leaders to discuss the current state of the oceans and work on solutions to the multiple crises we face.
“This experience was a powerful reminder that while our challenges are great, our collaborative potential is immense.”
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.
Five islands, six events, twenty-five films and one goal: protect surf breaks in the Azores. João de Macedo recaps recents travels with Save The Waves.
In a historic moment, the first state park in Baja California, Mexico was officially approved, providing long-lasting protection for the iconic San Miguel wave alongside 67 hectares of green space