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CEDO Environmental Contest 2017

21 Years Fostering Leadership in Youth of the Upper Gulf After more than two months of hard work, CEDO’s 21st Environmental Contest came to a close, with participation of approximately 1,000 students and teachers from ten communities in both the states of Sonora and Baja California in the Northern Gulf of California region. [...]

2017-05-30T21:43:16+00:00May 30th, 2017|Environmental Education|

Puerto Peñasco’s Sandy Beach is Certified!

By Paloma Valdivia Over 10 years ago Don Carlos Cañez Tiznado (D.E.P.), Public Official and active board member of the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans, had a dream that the beaches of Puerto Peñasco would be recognized and acknowledged for being clean and beautiful. This dream was finally realized as [...]

2017-05-30T14:48:24+00:00May 30th, 2017|Environmental Education|

2017 Tide Calendars Are In!  

This year we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of CEDO’s Environmental Contest. The contest has been one of our most successful tools for involving youth in learning about their surroundings and helping maintain a healthy environment. The calendar has information and photos of children and youth participating in conservation actions, such as cleaning beaches, protecting estuaries, finding [...]

2016-11-01T11:59:06+00:00October 31st, 2016|CEDO News|

20th CEDO Environmental Contest! Fishing for the Future: The Ecosystem is the Key

By Paloma Valdivia, Education & Outreach Coordinator and Efraín Wong López Cuellar, Education Assistant On April 23 took place the award ceremony for our 20th Environmental Contest. After two months or hard working, students from 10 different communities of the Upper Gulf of California, gathered in our Field Station in Rocky Point to celebrate. The main theme was Fishing for [...]

2017-05-22T15:32:30+00:00May 17th, 2016|Environmental Education|

Thriving coastal communities, sustainable livelihoods, healthy ecosystems!

By Peggy J. Turk Boyer, Executive Director Boards of Directors and key staff from the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO) gathered together in Ensenada, Baja California from 4 to 7 March 2016 to celebrate the  institution’s 35 years of accomplishments,  renew collaborations,  and analyze strategic directions for the future.  A [...]

2016-10-13T12:46:59+00:00March 31st, 2016|CEDO News|

New Goals for Wetland Conservation

 By Hiram Peña, Assistant Director This January, we concluded a 4-year project with the Mexican Fund for the Conservation of Nature (Fondo Mexicano para la Conservación de la Naturaleza, FMCN). During this time we worked with several community groups in two of the largest wetlands in the region: Bahía Adair and Bahía San Jorge. We [...]

2017-05-22T15:36:48+00:00March 31st, 2016|Peñasco-Lobos Biological Corridor|

Coastal-Marine Spatial Planning and Integrated Management

Author: Hiram Peña, Assistant Director For several years there has been a decrease in the abundance of marine resources and the reduction in size of some species, especially groupers, sharks and rays, and benthic resources such as rock scallop. This decrease highlights the need to stop the exploitation of these resources and safeguard ecological processes [...]

2017-05-22T15:37:08+00:00January 21st, 2016|Peñasco-Lobos Biological Corridor|

Climate Change & Coastal Communities

This scientific-poster outlines the potential implications for climate change in Coastal Communities of the Mexican Pacific and Gulf of California, taking into account factors such as employment, education, population, and healthcare. The study uses this information to determine a community's capacity for adapting to Climate Change.

2018-10-22T17:53:38+00:00January 19th, 2016|Climate Change|

Community Committee created at Morua Estuary

By Angeles Sanchez and Hiram Peña, Puerto Penasco, October 26, 2015      The Morua Estuary is a wetland of great economic, social and biological importance for the Puerto Peñasco region. Critical biological processes that occur in the esuary include the breeding and nesting of the Least Tern (Sternulla antillarum) as well as the cultivation of [...]

2016-10-13T12:46:59+00:00December 24th, 2015|Research and Monitoring|