Vaquita: On the Verge of Extinction

The enchanting, small Vaquita porpoise is the most endangered marine marine mammal in the world, and the call is out to halt its threatened extinction. We talk with Dr. Barbara Taylor, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center, who gives us insight into the status of this elusive and timid porpoise found in the Gulf of California, and what you can do to help save it from disappearing forever.

Everyday Action: Help spread the word about Vaquita, and be aware of where your seafood comes from and how it’s caught.

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