About Us Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans

Our

Values


Teamwork

Development of excellence, responsibility, pride, enjoyment and satisfaction of all members.

Service

Provision of specific services focused on the sustainable use and management of the region's natural resources.

Innovation

Creating innovative solutions for sustainable livelihoods that leverage local knowledge, lessons learned and new ideas.

Inclusion

Promoting the active participation of stakeholders and a diversity of abilities, ideas, and cultures.

Social Responsibility

Sharing knowledge and resources with local communities so that they can take advantage of the socio-economic opportunities that arise and contribute to the sustainable use of ecosystems.

Legality

Promoting compliance with the legal framework governing the management and use of ecosystems by all the actors involved.

Environmental Responsibility

Use institutional resources in a sustainable way and focus our actions on the responsible use of natural resources.

OUR TEAM

Programs

Alan Gil Lafón
Alan Gil Lafón

Academic Services
and NaturArte Manager

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Paloma Alejandra Valdivia Jiménez
Paloma A. Valdivia Jiménez

Education and
Liaison Manager

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Hemnalini Mozaira-Luna
Hem Nalini Morzaria-Luna

Principal Researcher and Coordinator of Climate Change and Ecosystem Management Program

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Ángeles Yazmín Sánchez Cruz
Ángeles Yazmín Sánchez Cruz

Manager in Conservation,
Biodiversity and
Citizen Science

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Elia Polanco Mizquiz
Elia Polanco Mizquiz

Community Wellness
Manager

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René D. Loaiza
René D. Loaiza

Manager of Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture

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Eleazar López Gallegos
Eleazar López Gallegos

Associate Conservation and Fisheries Specialist

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Juan Carlos Barrera
Juan Carlos Barrera

Associate Specialist in Nature-Based Solutions

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Administration and Finance

Zaida Caballero
Mary Huerstel

Associate Finance Specialist - Tucson

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Aldemaro García
Aldemaro García

Maintenance Specialist

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Communication and Development

Karen Levyszpiro
Karen Levyszpiro

CEDO Tucson
Representation

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Karolina Ochoa
Karolina Ochoa

Associate Communication
Specialist

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Socorro González Barajas
Socorro González Barajas

Associate Communication
Specialist

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Our Partners

Program & Funding Partners

Governmental Organizations

  • Logo Comisión de Ecología y Desarrollo Sustentable del Estado de Sonora
  • Logo Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental, A.C.
  • Logo Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología
  • Logo Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas
  • Logo Comisión Nacional de Acuacultura y Pesca
  • Logo Fondo Nacional para la Conservación del Golfo de California
  • Logo Instituto de Acuacultura del Estado de Sonora
  • Logo Fundación Produce Sonora A.C.
  • Logo Secretaría de Pesca y Acuacultura de Baja California

Non-Governmental, Civil Society & Environmental Organizations

  • Logo Comunidad y Biodiversidad, A.C.
  • Logo Fondo Acción Social A.C.
  • Logo Fondo Mexicano para la Conservación de la Naturaleza, A.C.
  • Logo Fondo Noroeste, A.C.
  • Logo Pronatura Noroeste A.C.
  • Logo Fundación Carlos Slim
  • Logo Sociedad Unida para Mejorar con Amor y Responsabilidad A.C.
  • Logo World Wildlife Fund, Inc.

Academic & Research Institutions

  • Logo Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada, Baja California
  • Logo Instituto Nacional de Pesca
  • Logo Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Puerto Peñasco
  • Logo Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur
  • Logo Instituto de Acuacultura del Estado de Sonora

Governmental Organizations

  • Logo National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Logo U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Non-Governmental, Civil Society & Environmental Organizations

  • Logo American Cetacean Society
  • Logo The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Logo The Walt Disney Company
  • Logo Environmental Defense Fund
  • Logo Greater Good
  • Logo Marisla Foundation
  • Logo The Nature Conservancy
  • Logo We Are Rare
  • Logo Save the Whales
  • Logo San Diego Zoo Global
  • Logo Living Desert
  • Logo Walton Family Foundation
  • Logo World Wildlife Fund

Academic & Research Institutions

  • Logo The University of Arizona
  • Logo University of South Florida

Academic & Research Institutions

  • Logo Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
  • Logo United Nations Development Programme
  • Logo United Nations Environment Programme