Protecting Special Places

The Special Places Initiative is designed to protect and restore coastal ecosystems through a proactive approach to conservation. These are our core areas of work.
 
 
 
Marine Protected Areas
Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) provide a safe haven for marine life and can help protect and restore ocean ecosystems.

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EBM
Ecosystem-based management (EBM) prioritizes the health of coastal & ocean systems, including sustainable human uses.

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Alternative Ocean Energy
Surfrider has identified a set of ‘best practices’ to guide the development of alternative ocean energy.

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Protect Waves
Surfing areas are rare natural resources that provide recreational opportunities and environmental, aesthetic, and economic benefits.

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  • Surfrider Kona Kai Ea

    The Surfrider Kona Kai Ea is made up of volunteers just like you. If you live or go to the beaches in our area, please contact us, come to our next general meeting, and get involved with our Chapter's activities.