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Job Announcement. Associate Director.

Associate Director of Conservation and Integrated Management Programs The Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans is looking for a bilingual leader with experience in conservation and coastal marine systems and fisheries management to work as Associate Director of Conservation and Integrated Management Programs in Mexico. The mission of CEDO is to foster vibrant communities and resilient ecosystems in the Northern Gulf of [...]

2017-10-27T11:07:43+00:00 October 27th, 2017|CEDO News|

The Beach Cleanup, 2017 is rapidly approaching!

Since 1995, CEDO, in collaboration with the Local Committee for Clean Beaches of Puerto Peñasco, invites you to participate in the 2017 Beach Cleanup, as part of a worldwide effort under the umbrella of the International Coastal Cleanup, a global event with millions of participants organized by The Ocean Conservancy. The Beach Cleanup will take [...]

2017-09-29T15:18:35+00:00 September 29th, 2017|CEDO News|

Building Repair at CEDO. We need your help now!

by Peggy J. Turk Boyer This week we began urgent repair work at the CEDO field station in Puerto Peñasco.  As a community resource center, CEDO offers many services from meetings with fishermen and educational programs for youth, to a place for researchers and classes to visit from the U.S. This is why [...]

2017-07-20T13:24:01+00:00 July 20th, 2017|CEDO News|

Renewed Energy to Save Vaquita By Peggy J. Turk Boyer

Gillnets will no longer be allowed in vaquita’s primary habitat in the northern Gulf of California.  Accidental capture of vaquita in these nets has been the principal cause of mortality for this endangered porpoise, whose population has dwindled to less than 30 animals. As of June 30th, 2017, the temporary ban of these nets [...]

2017-07-13T16:37:35+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Upper Gulf - Vaquita and Totoaba|

Wet Feet Ocean Camp 2018

CEDO’s 2018 Wet Feet Ocean Camp The Wet Feet Ocean Camp is an intercultural overnight summer camp for youth. This adventure takes place in wetlands, and the rich marine and desert habitats of the Gulf of California.  Accommodations will be provided at CEDO´s Field Station in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora. This year’s theme will be: Giving the [...]

2018-02-12T12:07:28+00:00 March 10th, 2017|CEDO News|