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Celeste Ortega

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Celeste Ortega

Marine Conservation Program Coordinator

Celeste is our Marine Conservation Program Coordinator and is responsible for coordinating our conservation projects in the Gulf of California region and in Bahía Magdalena-Almejas, B.C.S. Her job involves collaborating with various organizations, local communities, and government institutions to conserve the regions complex and biologically important coastal ecosystem.

Celeste is a native of La Paz, B.C.S., she received her B.S. in Marine Biology from the Autonomous University of Baja California Sur, and attended the Environmental Management Specialty at the Autonomous University of Baja California.  Prior to joining the team, Celeste was a technical adviser to the Program for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity in the Gulf of California, implemented by the German Development Cooperation Agency (GIZ) in collaboration with CONANP. She also has extensive experience in Geographic Information Systems and fieldwork throughout the Baja California peninsula.