Post Profile






The world is making a last push to save its cutest porpoise from extinction. It probably won’t work.

A convention of international governments is making a last push to save the vaquita from extinction. But with only 60 left, the porpoise is probably doomed.
read more

share

Related Posts


'Smirking' Porpoise About to Go Extinct

Academics / General Science : Science & Health from Newser

Fishermen are on the verge of eradicating a porpoise known for its little body and distinctive smirk—and only a massive effort by three world governments can save it, scientists say. The vaquita, also known as "little cow," was alre...

Why It's So Hard to Find, Let Alone Save, the World's Cutest Porpoise

Lifestyle / Travel : Atlas Obscura

The elusive vaquita. (Photo: Paula Olson/NOAA/Public Domain) How rare is the world’s smallest (and cutest) porpoise? “There’s a lot of fishermen that think they’re mythical,” says Barbara Taylor, a scientist for NOAA who’s spent dec...

World’s Smallest Porpoise Teetering On The Brink Of Extinction; Only 60 Left In The Wild

News : Huffington Post

You’ve probably never had the pleasure of seeing a vaquita in the wild. And unless action is immediately taken to protect this rare porpoise, you never will. The vaquita is the most endangered marine mammal on Earth, and according t...

With only 100 left, the small vaquita porpoise is on the verge of extinction

Health : The Checkup

Little is known about the shy vaquita porpoises that spend long periods feeding under muddy coastal waters off Mexico, but this much is certain: They are the world’s smallest porpoise — cute as a button — and they could soon disappe...

World’s Tiniest Porpoise Will Probably Go Extinct

Lifestyle / Green Living : Ecorazzi

Thanks a lot, poachers. Only 50 vaquitas are left in the northern Gulf of California, which would make it the first porpoise species to go extinct in North America in Read More The post World’s Tiniest Porpoise Will Probably Go Exti...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC