A bright future for wave reserves?

Grégoire Touron-Gardic*, Pierre Failler

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Wave reserves, initially aimed at protecting surf ‘spots’, are becoming a way to ensure the conservation of coastal areas that are of great ecological and economic value. They foster local development and contribute to countries’ achievements toward international objectives. Several projects to implement large wave reserves are on their way.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)385-388
Number of pages4
JournalScience & Society
Issue number5
Early online date12 Apr 2022
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2022


  • wave reserves
  • coastal conservation
  • hydrodiversity
  • coastal planning
  • marine protected areas
  • Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)


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