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We protect the marine environment and its surf breaks.

Surf & Nature Alliance is an international and intercultural non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the marine environment, with a special interest in the surf areas, and the development of ocean science and literacy.

We inspire change and empower local communities through our main programs and… Discover more



Marine Environment & Surfbreaks Protection programs through the creation of SURF & NATURE RESERVES and long-term conservation strategies for their LEGAL PROTECTION.


The Manifesto for the Protection of the Waves is our main awareness-raising program to educate society about the value and necessity of conservation of outstanding surf breaks as natural heritage, and a sportive, socioeconomic, and cultural resource.


Sustainable Development Program to include the surf factor/value in decision making, and the environmental, socioeconomic, and cultural management of the coastal communities.


Educational Programs and Cultural Studies so that society knows and understands the influence exerted by the ocean on the human being, and the influence exerted by the human being on the ocean.


Scientific program to develop innovative and effective ways to protect larger coastal areas, and a more sustainable approach to the surf industry and the blue economies.


Sign the petition to save Magic Bay in Imsouane

December 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Sign the petition to save Magic Bay in Imsouane

Help to save iconic Magic Bay! Why is it important to stop dredging in Imsouane Bay in Morocco? Imsouane is a small fishing and surfer village located between Essaouira and Agadir, [...]

Waves that destroy and claim their place in Tenerife

November 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Waves that destroy and claim their place in Tenerife

A 6 meter set of waves was enough to tear out several balconies and cause numerous damage in the municipality of Tacoronte Tenerife. Photo by EFE. Mesa de Mar, [...]

Europe bans single-use plastics by 2021

October 25th, 2018|Comments Off on Europe bans single-use plastics by 2021

Plastic waves are splashing too much and the European Parliament finally gets wet. Plastic cutlery, cotton buds, straws, stirrers, and oxo-degradable plastics, such as bags or packaging and fast-food containers [...]



Protecting world famous waves and local surfbreaks too.

We work in partnership with coastal communities to value surfbreaks and waves of different levels,  to give them long-term legal protection, which implies the recognition and enhancement of them as a natural heritage, and as a sportive, socio-economic, and cultural strategic resource for the local coastal communities.

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Help us protect our marine environment, coastlines, and surfbreaks around the world

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