Vaquita Porpoise Almost Extinct

Vaquita Porpoise Almost Extinct

Conservationists are urging countries to slap trade sanctions on Mexico over its failure to rein in illegal fishing that could doom the vaquita marina porpoise to extinction within months. With only around 10 vaquita believed to remain in their sole habitat off northwestern Mexico, environmentalists insist only “drastic measures” can rescue the world’s smallest porpoise […]

International Whaling Commission Trying to Save the Vaquita

International Whaling Commission Trying to Save the Vaquita

International Whaling Commission Trying to Save the Vaquita Urgent conservation measures to try to save the world’s most threatened species of dolphin from extinction have been approved at the 66th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Portoroz, Slovenia. The critically endangered vaquita, a tiny porpoise which is endemic to the Gulf of California, […]