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Surf Lakes is honoured to be appearing at The Global Wave Conference 2020 to be held on the Gold Coast from February 10 to 14. The conference now is a significant International Ocean Conservation gathering attended by like-minded groups seeking sustainable solutions for a happy, healthier ocean environment. Established in 2011 the event has been hosted in France, Mexico, United Kingdom, and most recently in 2018 at Santa Cruz, California.

Speaking at the conference will be leading academics, conservationists, world surfing legends, surfing industry stakeholders, and the eco-surfing conscientious.

The 2020 program will see a wide range of hot topics up for discussion, including artificial reefs, wave pools, shark management, ecofeminism and the ethics of surfing, sewage and water quality, sustainable surfboards, the fight against plastics, surfing for mental health, bodysurfing, health concerns regarding sunscreen, surf tourism, relationships between surfers and fishermen, measuring human/environmental interactions in surf ecosystems, the importance of ‘surfability’ and legal protections for surf breaks. Surf Lakes representatives will on hand to discuss the company’s commitment to broadening education about the importance of the ocean.