Awards & Recognitions Received by the Coastal Solutions Fellows

Román Canul-Turriza. 2020.Francisco Medina Martínez Award for the best PhD dissertation. Mexican Geophysical Union.

Johann Delgado. 2020.Fulbright Scholarship for PhD Studies.US Department of State & Colombian Ministry of Science.

Jonathan Vargas. 2020.Recognition for Bird Education and Conservation During World Migratory Bird Day. Environment for the Americas.

María de los Ángeles Schoenbeck. 2021.  Recognition as National Co-coordinator. Early Career Ocean Professionals (ECOPs) – Guatemala Chapter.

Román Canul-Turriza. 2021. Distinction as Expert in the Sustainable Development Goals (ExpertODS). Solutions for Sustainable Development Mexico (SDSN Mexico).

Johann Delgado. 2021. Elon Hooker Fellowship. Cornell School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Jonathan Vargas. 2021. Environmental Leadership Award, in recognition for ecosystem conservation efforts in Ensenada, B.C. Municipal Government of Ensenada, Baja California.

Víctor Ayala-Pérez. 2022. Best Graduate Student Presentation. XIX Conference for the Study and Conservation of Birds in Mexico. CIPAMEX.

María de los Ángeles Schoenbeck. 2022. Recognition as President. Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA), Guatemala Chapter.

Jonathan Vargas. 2022. Recognition for the Least Tern Conservation Efforts. Municipal Government of Los Cabos, Baja California Sur.

Johann Delgado. 2023. COP28 International Youth Climate Delegate. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Ballantyne Puin-Castaño. 2023. Cornell University Scholarship to attend the Sustainable Tourism Destination Management Course. Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

Ballantyne Puin-Castaño. 2023. Scholarship to attendmthe Mangroves as Foundations for the Blue Economy Course. CAPAZ, Red Trajects & CEMarin.

Varinia Sagastume-Pinto. 2023. Sciences Heroe 2023. National Ministry of Science and Technology of Guatemala.

María de los Ángeles Schoenbeck.2023. Recognition as Guatemala Focal Representative. Mesoamerican Collaborative Network of Pacific Coastal-Marine Ecosystems.

Coastal Solutions Fellowship Program

The Coastal Solutions Fellows Program builds and supports an international community to design and implement solutions that address coastal challenges across the Pacific Americas Flyway. Our main goal is to conserve coastal habitats and shorebird populations by building the knowledge, resources, and skills of Latin American professionals, and by fostering collaborations among multiple disciplines and sectors.