14 February, 2003
9 September 2010PRESS RELEASE
A Great Celebration of Puerto Peñasco30 Years Conserving Nature
The Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans, better known as CEDO, is a non-profit, bi-nationalorganization based in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, celebrating 30 years of continuous work in conservation andeducation. In its research projects, CEDO has collaborated with prestigious Mexican institutions such as CIBNOR,UABC, CICESE and INAPESCA, and in the United Status, with the University of Arizona, the University of California/Santa Cruz, and NOAA, and others. In its 30 years, CEDO has accomplished much, including helpingestablish the Biosphere Reserves of the Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar and of the Alto Golfo de California andColorado River Delta, as well as working with species in danger of extinction such as the vaquita marina porpoise,the least tern and the Sonoran Pronghorn Antelope.
For these accomplishments, CEDO received Mexico’s Na
tional Conservation Award for 2007, awarded to non-governmental organizations by CONANP (
Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas
) of SEMARNAT(
Secretaría del Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales
); and recently CEDO received the 2009 EnvironmentalEducation Award from the Center for Education and Training for Sustainable Development from SEMARNAT. Andon September 23, 2010, CEDO will receive the Human Diversity in Field Sciences award from the Organization forBiological Field Stations (OBFS).
Centro Intercultural de Estudios de Desiertos y OcéanosCEDO, A.C. Apartado Postal #53Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, México C.P. 83550Teléfono y FAX: 06-382-0113, email@example.comIntercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and OceansCEDO, Inc.P.O. Box 44208Tucson, AZ , USA 85733-44208Telephone /FAX: firstname.lastname@example.org