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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.
Biodiversity is important because it supports ecosystems, its life forms and their productivity. Each species has a role to play in the ecosystem. When one life form is threatened, it can throw off the balance among species.
“This is such great news,” said Mayor Donna Meyers. “The changes in bacteria data measurements which have kept Cowell Beach off of the ‘Beach Bummer’ list over two years now demonstrate the positive power of government working with a focused group of community organizations.”
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This ambitious goal aligns with the larger collective conservation goal of protecting 30% of marine resources by 2030.
Save The Waves is pleased to announce that Playa Hermosa, Garabito, Costa Rica has officially been approved as the next World Surfing Reserve – the first WSR in Central America.
The Sanctuary encourages the protection of over 10,000 acres located on the central coast of Chile, including Topocalma and Puertocillo.
For the first time in 10 years, Cowells was not included on the annual “Beach Bummer” list – showing major improvement for the Santa Cruz beach.
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For the first time in 10 years, Cowell’s Beach was not included on 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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