As a member of the Wildlands Network’s Mexico Program, Gerardo Tallavas coordinates the work of NOSSA, a learning group made up of civil society organizations that seek the conservation of Northwest Mexico.
Gerardo studied law at the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City, and has worked as a conservation lawyer for about five years. He has pursued the protection and defense of coastal ecosystems and endangered species such as mangroves and the Mesoamerican Reef System, especially in the southeast and northwest regions as part of the team of the Mexican Center for Environmental Law. Together with the Universidad Iberoamericana, he developed an Access to Environmental Justice Manual.
Gerardo lives in Mexico City, likes to cook, attend music festivals and movies. He loves to travel, take long walks in the woods and hike.