Tag: Gulf of California


Using GPS Technology for Sustainable Fisheries

Improving Small Scale Fisheries Management Through the Collaborative Application of GPS Technology in the Gulf of California – A Day of Fieldwork with the Gulf of California Marine Program’s “Trackers” Program. The Gulf of California is one of the most productive and bio-diverse bodies of water on the planet. Whenever […]


A Procession with a Porpoise

  On February 17th, 2018, on a perfectly sunny morning in the volcanic valley of Mexico City, my place of birth and the city where my uncles and cousins reside still, I joined hundreds of people outside the severe, cement architecture of the Tamayo Modern Art Museum and National Anthropology […]


2018 Educational Resource on Climate Change for CEDO

The compounding impacts of anthropogenic (man caused) climate change pose the most significant and immediate threat to the wellbeing of communities in the Desert Southwest, and indeed throughout the developing world. In the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez) many coastal communities, including the eight communities of the far northern […]


2019 Educational Resource on Sustainable Fisheries for CEDO

The Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO) in collaboration with local fishermen in eight coastal fishing communities of the northern Gulf of California (the Sonoran Corridor), along with various government and non-government institutions in both the US and Mexico, building on a foundation of forty years […]

Science & Conservation in the Sonoran Desert & Gulf of California

Fixing the World’s Broken Aquarium

Fixing the Broken Aquarium of the World How the collaborative effort of scientists, fisherfolk, and natural resource managers to protect rocky reef habitats is the key to restoring and preserving the uniquely biodiverse and productive Gulf of California (Sea of Cortéz) Written and illustrated by Alan Ruiz Berman The Gulf […]