News and Announcements 2017-05-22T15:17:33+00:00

Vaquita Marina Rescue, News From The Field

Today marks the first day of a historical effort to prevent the extinction of the world’s smallest and most endangered cetacean, the Gulf of California harbor porpoise, Phocoena sinus, commonly known as the vaquita marina, or little sea cow. Rafael Pacciano Alamán, Mexican Secretary of the Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT), arrived a [...]

October 12th, 2017|

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. [...]

September 29th, 2017|

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 [...]

July 20th, 2017|

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! WET FEET OCEAN CAMP 2017

Every summer the Intercultural Center for the Studies of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO) organizes its traditional Bilingual Wet Feet Ocean Camp with the goals of: Being in touch with Mexicans and American kids to offer them information about the Northern Gulf of California through knowledge that can apply to daily [...]

April 6th, 2017|