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Soundings August 2019

Over the course of just a few days earlier this month, the scene at grocery stores, convenience stores, restaurants, and businesses in Loreto took on a decidedly “greener” hue. The state law, passed by the state's Chamber of Deputies on July 18, 2018, went into effect on August 16 – requiring stores to stop providing free single-use plastic grocery bags, plastic straws, and styrofoam takeout containers. At nearly every store monitored in the days following the deadline, plastics were scarce – being replaced by paper bags, cloth bags, and in some cases shoppers simply wheeling their shopping carts directly to the parking lot without using bags at all.

08/27/2019|Soundings Newsletter|

ANNUAL REPORT 2018

Download a PDF of the 2018 Annual Report (24.3 MB)

07/30/2019|Annual Report, News|

Soundings July 2019

Eco-Alianza and UC Natural Reserve System Enter Formal Partnership Photo courtesy of UCNRS Eco-Alianza will visit the Bodega Marine Reserve later this summer. Eco-Alianza's founders and supporters couldn't have been more elated by the "Breaking News" introduced at the top of last month's Soundings. A five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of California establishes Loreto as an official "Sister Reserve" and names Eco-Alianza as the Mexican entity empowered to shepherd potentially dozens of scientific [...]

07/29/2019|Soundings Newsletter|

Soundings June 2019

BREAKING NEWS ~ Eco-Alianza Signs Sister Reserve Agreement with the University of California Natural Reserve System As this issue of Soundings goes to “press” we have received exciting news from California, detailed in an introductory announcement from the University of California Natural Reserve System (view the announcement by clicking HERE). This initiative is an important project Eco-Alianza has been working to develop for five years and will benefit Loreto in countless ways. Our July Soundings newsletter will be a SPECIAL EDITION focused entirely on the new Sister Reserve agreement with UCNRS.

06/10/2019|Soundings Newsletter|

Revised Park Management Plan Declared After Ten-Year Wait

The day after Earth Day, 2019, Mexico's federal register published a revised Bay of Loreto National Park Management Plan – abrogating the 2002 version and making official the results of an extensive process that began more than 10 years ago, when numerous public hearings and participative processes in and around Loreto developed a community consensus.

05/20/2019|News|

Bottlenose Dolphin of the Sea of Cortez

Bottlenose dolphin in the Bay of Loreto National Park, Baja, Mexico. Shot on RED Epic at 5k 48fps. The park is loaded with common, bottlenose, and spinner dolphins.

05/15/2019|Videos|

Humpback Whales Bubble Feeding

05/15/2019|Videos|

Soundings May 2019

The day after Earth Day, 2019, Mexico's federal register published a revised Bay of Loreto National Park Management Plan – abrogating the 2002 version and making official the results of an extensive process that began more than 10 years ago, when numerous public hearings and participative processes in and around Loreto developed a community consensus.

05/14/2019|News, Soundings Newsletter|

Announcement

Eco-Alianza is pleased to announce the revised Management Program for the Bahia de Loreto National Park has been declared in the National register (Diario Oficial de la Federacion), becoming effective the day after its publication (April 23, 2019), abrogating the one published on November 11, 2002. An English summary version will be available through Eco-Alianza in the near future. To view the actual declaration of the Program in Spanish, Click here: http://www.dof.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5558313&fecha=23/04/2019 Over a decade ago, thousands of [...]

04/27/2019|News|

Be A Hero

This eight-and-half-minute short film highlights the work of Eco-Alianza de Loreto, building an alliance to protect and preserve the waters off Loreto, México and all of the Sea of Cortez. Hosted and narrated by actress and conservationist Nora Salinas. Produced, written and edited by Michael Harris and Baby Wild Films, and featuring the cinematography of Mike Maniglia and Emmy Award-winning wildlife cinematographer Johnny Friday. Original music by Y La Bamba and Herzon.

04/25/2019|Videos|