Fellows by Category

Mexico

Asserting long-standing but disregarded environmental protection legislation, Gustavo Alanis presents the Mexican citizen sector, government, industry, and everyday citizens with the tools and training to get involved, clean up, and protect the natural resources of Mexico.

Mexico

Elaine Burns is working with communities in the Sierra Nevada region outside Mexico City to create long-term sustainable development plans, using new computer tools and organizational strategies to ensure people's participation.

Mexico

Servicio y Desarrollo Comunitario

Arturo Caballero is introducing major innovations into the organization of one of Mexico's most backward sectors: the fishing industry. Working in the Yucatan Peninsula with largely illiterate fishermen, he is guiding them towards their participation in the creation of a modern fishing industry. This Yucatan work will provide a model for many...

Mexico

María de los Ángeles Carvajal is an environmentalist working in the Gulf of California where she is creating conditions for more sustainable development through SuMar. As Mexico’s coastal regions are being excessively developed and communities are exploiting the natural resources, thus damaging the environment, María seeks viable solutions that...

Mexico

Determined to break with established paradigms of environmental conservation, Juan José Consejo is pioneering solutions to ecological destruction that involve both social and technological innovation.

Mexico

Alex Eaton seeks to transform the culture of waste and resource management among small-scale Mexican farmers through the introduction of appropriate biodigester systems. The goal of Alex’s Sistema Biobolsa model is to empower farmers to take an active role to escape the cycle of rural poverty and improve the quality of their own lives.

Mexico

Alex Eaton seeks to transform the culture of waste and resource management among small-scale Mexican farmers through the introduction of appropriate biodigester systems. The goal of Alex’s Sistema Biobolsa model is to empower farmers to take an active role to escape the cycle of rural poverty and improve the quality of their own lives.

Mexico

Luis Manuel Guerra is launching a cascade of urgently needed environmental innovations, building on his years as a top chemistry researcher and teacher and as the head of Merck/Mexico for new products and projects.

Costa Rica

Manfred Kopper is ensuring that Costa Rica becomes carbon neutral through the mobilization of the public and private sectors to reduce their environmental impact. Through an innovative model of calculation and analysis, Manfred shows decision-makers their environmental impact in a simple and comprehensive way, then formulates corporate...

Mexico

Laura Valdés Kuri has created the first formal permaculture school in Mexico. The facility also serves as a research and resource center to facilitate networking and coordinated strategy for the use of sustainable agricultural practices in development plans.

Mexico

Asesoría Administrativa a Empresas Comunales (ASETECO)

Rodolfo Lopez is training Zapotec Indians to develop and manage their own forestry resources in the highlands of Oaxaca, Mexico.

Mexico

Roselio is a Purepechan Indian from the highland community of Cheranatzicurin in the state of Michoacan.

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