Can the diving sector help protect marine ecosystems?

    Mexico is surrounded by 11,122 kilometers of coastline where 860 sites are regarded as prime diving spots for the approximately 264 tourism shops offering diving and snorkeling trips. The economic benefits generated by these operators is comparable to that of the country’s fishing industry. According to data from 2017, both industrial and small-scale […]

Like Mangrove Roots: Creating a Network of Collaborations in West Africa

Collaborate col·​lab·​o·​rate | \ kə-ˈla-bə-ˌrāt to work jointly with others or together especially in an intellectual endeavor (Merriam-Webster) the act of working together with other people or organizations to create or achieve something (Cambridge Dictionary) From mangroves to fisheries to marine protected areas, the Gulf of California Marine Program prioritizes collaboration. We recognize that that […]

Walter Munk, legendario oceanógrafo conmemorado a través de nuevo premio para estudiantes

  Esta semana durante la conferencia MTS-OES OCEANS en Marsella, Francia, la Sociedad de Tecnología Marina y la Fundación Walter Munk para los Océanos anunciaron el establecimiento del premio Walter Munk. El premio recién creado hace honor al legado de Walter Munk por llevar a cabo exploraciones y descubrimientos a través del uso de ciencias […]

Beyond the classroom walls: Teaching drone field operations and applications in Sian Ka’an

It was hot, the sun beaming down on us as the attendees squinted to better read the iPad against the bright glare. ¡Listo! the students called out, followed by the unmistakable whirl of propellers as the drone lifted itself into the sky. On May 21 and 22, members from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at […]

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