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.
Blog | Category: Stewardship
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.
On Sunday, Save The Waves hosted a beach cleanup in the Santa Cruz World Surfing Reserve with Kona Brewing for their #CatchACleanWave tour.
We’re proud to present “The Plastic Wave” – a seven-foot wave sculpture created by Ethan Estess out of 1,000 plastic phone cases made with our partners at Pela Case.
Save The Waves App encourages surfers and beach-goers to report and tag coastal threats. We’re proud to release the second version of award-winning app for World Oceans Day.
The winner of Save The Waves’ challenge, and recipient of the $5,000 cash prize for coastal stewardship, was Hannah Bennett – Fijian Pro Surfer and Vice President of the Fiji Surfing Association. STW interviewed Hannah about what the ocean means to her, using app technology to raise awareness, and her hope for coastal communities to tackle the threat of plastic pollution.
With hundreds of photos submitted from over 10 countries as part of the Dirty Wave Challenge, Save The Waves is excited to announce the winner of the 5K stewardship fund!
Cowell’s Beach once again finds itself on Heal the Bay’s ‘Beach Bummer’ list, but experts in the Cowell’s Working Group have noted a long-term reduction in overall exceedances of state water quality standards and concentrations of bacteria.
Winner of best conservation mobile app in the HeroX competition by Xprize, Save The Waves’ new app gives surfers the power to monitor the world’s coastlines and surfing locations, and we need your feedback!