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What is a surfing reserve, anyway?

Malibu world's first "surfing reserve," but does that mean anything?

Updated: October 26, 2010, 9:03 PM ET
By Kimball Taylor

Earlier this month, the Save the Waves Coalition and local groups succeeded in lobbying Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors to designate Malibu as the first "World Surfing Reserve." On Oct. 9, in celebration of Malibu's new status, Chumash leader Mati Waya led a sunrise blessing, which was followed by a paddle-out ceremony at Surfrider Beach.

Malibu's designation came just months after a contentious battle over the establishment of Waikiki and Oahu's North Shore as ...

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