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California Legislature Must Not Abandon the Vaquita

Will the California Legislature be added to the list of institutions that have failed the vaquita?

China Joins Fight to Save the Vaquita as the Mexican Porpoise Slides Closer to Extinction

There was a ray of hope earlier this month for the vaquita—the nearly-extinct small porpoise species endemic to the Northern Gulf of California—when China hosted an enforcement workshop focused on combatting the trafficking of the totoaba fish maw, which is causing the vaquita’s decline.