03 Aug '18, 3pm

Here's how to help @NRDC_Global save the vaquita marina:

This blog was co-authored by Fabiola Hernández . Fabiola is a Speth Fellow from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies working on International Climate and Latin America issues. Vaquita who? The vaquita marina is the world’s smallest and most endangered porpoise . They are only found in the northern part of the Gulf of California, a narrow body of water 100 miles south of the U.S. border with Mexico. There are fewer than 30 vaquitas left in the world, mainly due to heavy fishing in the area. Although the vaquita is not the target of Mexican fishermen, it is frequently captured during gillnet fishing. Like all mammals, vaquitas breathe air. Therefore, when they become entangled in a gillnet, they are unable to surface for air and eventually drown. Fishermen catching shrimp and other seafood have caused a 95 percent population decline in the past 20 years. If ...

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