We are a civil association dedicated to promoting thriving coastal economies based on the conservation of marine biodiversity and natural capital.
We work hand in hand with the inhabitants of the communities, strengthening spaces for dialogue and public participation to make decisions about how to take advantage of the natural resources of our seas and coasts.
What Is COBI?
Comunidad y Biodiversidad (COBI) was launched from the inspiration of a group of young people fascinated by marine life and concerned about the poverty levels in developing countries.
The need to promote marine conservation and sustainable fisheries management was identified, always considering the necessity of working hand in hand with those who inhabit Mexico´s coastal communities.
COBI was established on the 15th March 1999. Learn more
What We Do
The current and next generation of people engaged in fishing use and share their knowledge to design and implement solutions that achieve resilient coastal communities and healthy oceans.
To achieve this goal, we will implement 3 strategies: Learn more
For more than two decades, COBI in collaboration with women and men from 34 fishing communities in Mexico, have co-created demonstrative models to restore marine ecosystems and the fishery.
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|Lower House Bans Use of Marine Mammals for Entertainment|
Mexico News Daily
The Chamber of Deputies modified the General Wildlife Law to prohibit the use of marine mammals – such as dolphins, seals, and otters – as part of entertainment shows or activities not related to scientific research or educational reasons. Read more >>>
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