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North Devon, UK is dedicated as the 12th World Surfing Reserve

The first World Surfing Reserve in the United Kingdom was dedicated in North Devon! As only one of twelve World Surfing Reserves designated across the globe, the inauguration sets into motion new and enthusiastic efforts to protect and preserve over 30 km of coastline.

Latest News & Updates

Spotlight:
Creating Impact

North Devon, UK is dedicated as the 12th World Surfing Reserve

The first World Surfing Reserve in the United Kingdom was dedicated in North Devon! As only one of twelve World Surfing Reserves designated across the globe, the inauguration sets into motion new and enthusiastic efforts to protect and preserve over 30 km of coastline.

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Power Of The Coalition

Why do we do this work? An inspiring messaging from members of our community and Coalition around the world.

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1000 Waves

When we protect a wave, we are protecting much more than that. Save The Waves is committed to our biggest goal yet: protect 1000 waves by 2030. 

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The Origins of save the waves

Twenty years ago, in 2003, Will Henry founded our organization to mount campaigns and build public support to protect surf breaks across Madeira.

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SAN MIGUEL STATE PARK

 In a historic moment for environmental and surf conservation, the first state park in Baja California, Mexico has been created! 

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Coalition for Cowell's

After a decade of water quality troubles, Cowell’s Beach was removed from Heal the Bay’s “Beach Bummer” list. This victory is a direct result of dedicated research and hard work by the Cowell’s Working Group led by Save The Waves and the City of Santa Cruz. 

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SAVING WAVES IN THE ATLANTIC

Five islands, six events, twenty-five films and one goal: protect surf breaks in the Azores. Save The Waves begins our work to create Surf Protected Area Networks across the archipelago. 

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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. Save The Waves is working with local partners to protect this coastal gem.

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POCO A POCO

A look at the World Surfing Reserve of Bahia de Todos Santos in Baja Norte, Mexico, and how the local community is working together against environmental threats – including a massive shipwreck at the legendary surf spot, Todos Santos.

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A WALK ON THE BEACH

Save The Waves and Irish partners launch a multi-year campaign to stop a controversial seawall project, proposed by Trump International Golf Links, from destroying Doughmore Beach. (Update Feb 2020: Campaign Victory! Learn more here.)

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