Successful Experiences in Promoting Scientific Research in Mexican Conservation Biology

  • Arturo Gómez BarreroEmail author
  • Arturo Gómez-Pompa
  • Andrea Gómez Lissarrague


This chapter describes two private projects that promote and support scientific research in conservation biology in Mexico. The first project describes 10 years of experiences of a program known as “Por Amor al Planeta,” funded by Volkswagen Mexico, which recognizes the efforts of Mexican scientific researchers in the field of biological conservation in Mexico, specifically in natural protected areas. The second project is based on the Ecological Reserve “El Edén” (located north of Quintana Roo, México). It explains more than 20 years of experiences of a private reserve dedicated to supporting and promoting scientific research in biodiversity conservation and management.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arturo Gómez Barrero
    • 1
    Email author
  • Arturo Gómez-Pompa
    • 2
  • Andrea Gómez Lissarrague
    • 3
  1. 1.ARGO Environmental Consulting FirmPueblaMexico
  2. 2.Botany and Plant Sciences DepartmentUniversity of California (UC), RiversideIrvingUSA
  3. 3.El Edén Ecological ReserveIssaquahUSA

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