OUR MISSION

To protect and conserve our natural and cultural environment by empowering civil society and government to jointly create healthy and prosperous communities.

OUR VISION

Communities believe their quality of life is related to the health and vitality of the environment and citizens act accordingly.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES:

Our Commitment to Inclusion
Eco-Alianza believes that everyone living in or visiting Loreto must be part of the solution. Accordingly, a commitment will be made to make all literature and outreach bilingual in both English and Spanish to respect the cultural and language differences of its diverse constituency. Eco-Alianza has a Board of Directors that is actively representing all facets of the Loreto community including Loreto natives, second home buyers, retirees and out of town visitors with a commitment to Loreto

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:

Outreach and Education:

 

  • Promote international collaboration between non-profit organizations committed to protecting and preserving fragile eco-systems in the Bahía de Loreto.

  • Increase public awareness of the importance and value of living eco-systems (coastal, terrestrial and marine) and groundwater resources in the Bahía de Loreto.
  • Promote the enforcement of the environmental laws of the Municipality of Loreto.
  • Increase scientific understanding and knowledge of coastal, marine and terrestrial ecosystems in the Bahía de Loreto region through expanded research collaboration with academic institutions and non-profit organizations working in Mexico and internationally.

• Support water quality monitoring in the Bahía de Loreto as part of the LORETO COASTKEEPER®.
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• Support urban planning.

• Support historical preservation.

ADVOCACY:

  • Strengthen grassroots community-based efforts to protect coastal, marine and terrestrial eco-systems.

  • Monitor enforcement programs.

  • Design, develop and assist to implement strategies for the expansion of marine protected status for priority conservation areas adjacent to the Bay of Loreto National Park.

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND
INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

PROGRAMS COORDINATORS
M.C. Nidia I. Ramirez Arce
T.I.A. Alma Delia Rico Raygoza

PROGRAMS ASSISTANTS
LTA Jennifer Anael Ruelas Aguilar
L.E.P Irlanda Murillo Puente

PROJECTS COORDINATOR
C. Joana E. Murillo Molina

PROJECTS ASSISTANT
C. Francisco (Frank) Talamantes Rojas

TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR
Ing. Verania Jackeline Talamantes Romero

COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT
Jimena Gallegos Palos

FOUNDERS
Ing. Hugo Quintero Maldonado, Honorary Member
Linda Andrea Kinninger
Erik Christian Cutter
Anthony Albert Kinninger
*Javier Mercado León

*In Memoriam

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
M. en C. Yvo Leonardo Arias Salorio, President
Kathryn Mitchell, Secretary
Linda Kinninger, Treasurer
Catharine Cooper
Richard Jackson
Roberto Ortega
Conrad Smith

ADVISORY BOARD
Luz Maciel Acosta Rubio
Gabriela Anaya Reyna
Trudi Angell
Jim Callard
Kama Dean, MPIA
Loran Dick
Winifred Frick, PhD
Norma Beatriz García
Lic. Enrique Grajeda Cazarez
Jill Jackson
Anthony Albert Kinninger
Charles A. Kinninger
Lewis B. Merrifield, IV
Charles T. Mitchell
Bill Phelps
MC Joaquin Muñoz Rendón
Andrea-Saenz Arroyo, PhD
Dr. Jorge Luis Salinas Palma
Felipe Silva
Wallace J. Nichols, PhD
Elizabeth (Liz) Edgar Ramirez

“Though scientists can IDENTIFY the issues facing the environment based on available evidence, the SOLUTION lies not in their hands but in society as a whole.”

– Dr. Mario J. Molina, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Mexico

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