Salvador García Ruvalcaba
Quality Education for Sustainability
Salvador Garcia Ruvalcaba is a biologist, Master in Environmental Education and a PHD in Territory, Cities, and Sustainability. He completed his studies at the University of Guadalajara, where he has been a research professor for the last 34 years. He collaborated in the creation of the Sierra de Manantlán Biosphere Reserve in 1987, where he supervised the environmental education program from 1990 to 2007. Among his most notable contributions is the environmental education and community organization actions for the Ayuquila River sanitation project and waste separation programs for recycling in El Grullo, Autlán, El Limón, Ejutla and Unión de Tula municipalities in the state of Jalisco. His contributions to conservation and education are described in 10 book chapters, 30 research articles, 12 plays, and 70 environmental songs and parodies. Since 2008, he has been the coordinator for the Regional Center of Experiences in Education for Sustainable Development of Western Jalisco.