Diversity among the islands of the Gulf of California

By Paula Ezcurra Not all islands are created equal The Gulf of California extends 1,070km along a northwest-southeast axis between the Baja California Peninsula and mainland Mexico. Dotting the waters are over 100 islands and smaller islets that can be divided into three broad categories: the northern islands, the central midriff islands, and the southern […]


GCMP Field Trip

By Erica Ferrer As many readers already know, small-scale fisheries (SSFs) are simply Too Big to Ignore, greatly contributing to seafood security around the world. In Mexico, for example, we know that SSFs comprise an industry valued at ~4.25-million dollars a year, producing 420,000 tons of fish annually, nearly 35% of all of Mexico’s fishery […]


Mi semana en Clubes de Ciencia México

Clubes de Ciencia es una organización que busca motivar a jóvenes estudiantes de bachillerato y universidad a adentrarse al mundo de la investigación y la ciencia de una manera dinámica y divertida. Durante una semana, jóvenes investigadores se unen para compartir sus conocimientos a estudiantes que desean aprender y acercarse a estas disciplinas. Clubes de […]


Mangroves from Three Perspectives

This work is possible through the support of Pew Charitable Trusts. Drone Work By Savannah Longoria A team from Engineers for Exploration went to Baja Sur California with the Aburto Lab from Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) from July 11-18 to collect aerial and on-the-ground data to document several mangrove sites. The primary purpose of this […]



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