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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.

Aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda, we inspire change and empower local communities through our main programs and… Discover more



Marine Environment & Surfbreaks Protection Program through the creation of Surf 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.


Ocean Resolutions 2020

January 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Ocean Resolutions 2020

OCEAN RESOLUTIONS 2020 Can 2020 and this new decade bring us HOPE while our oceans and entire nature collapse? San Vicente de la Barquera Surf Reserve - Photo: Antonio [...]

El Camino del Lobo finally FREE

November 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on El Camino del Lobo finally FREE

El Camino del Lobo is finally FREE   The legal battle is over. Surfers, neighbors, and tourists from the coastal community of Tenerife celebrate the reopening and recovery for public use [...]

? Oil Spill Alert in the Gulf of Biscay

March 15th, 2019|Comments Off on ? Oil Spill Alert in the Gulf of Biscay

An amazing coastline with thousands of seabirds, fish, cetaceans that inhabit the rich marine ecosystems of the Gulf of Biscay, is under alert because of the oil spill from the Grande [...]



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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