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New Vaquita short film

New Vaquita short film
December 8th, 2013 by Chris Johnson

An update about the Vaquita and its conservation

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A Good Day for Vaquita

A Good Day for Vaquita
September 22nd, 2011 by Chris Johnson

In the Upper Gulf of California, Mexico, every sighting of a live vaquita is a good day for the species.

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Can Social Media Save a Species?

Can Social Media Save a Species?
September 12th, 2010 by Chris Johnson

Can social media help save the Vaquita – an animal most people have probably never heard of and will never see in the wild?

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earthOCEAN launches Vaquita documentary

earthOCEAN launches Vaquita documentary
August 26th, 2010 by Chris Johnson

Documentary and social media website shines a light on the imminent extinction of the Vaquita porpoise in Mexico

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Monitoring Mexico’s Vaquita Conservation Plan

Monitoring Mexico’s Vaquita Conservation Plan
May 29th, 2010 by Chris Johnson

A rare third party view of the impact of Mexico’s PACE – Vaquita program.

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What can you do to help?

What can you do to help?
May 18th, 2010 by Catalina López

Vaquita conservation is complex and very dynamic. It involves environmental issues as well as social, political and economic matters.

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Extinction Countdown

Extinction Countdown
November 16th, 2009 by Genevieve Johnson

This is a crucial time for the critically endangered vaquita porpoise (Phocoena sinus).

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Behind the Buyout

Behind the Buyout
November 21st, 2008 by Chris Johnson

Today I joined Catalina Lopez Sagástegui of Noroeste Sustentable (NOS). Their mission is to “construct and implement a long term vision for the region’s sustainable development through a political and social agreement”.

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Is Mexico Ready to Save the Vaquita?

Is Mexico Ready to Save the Vaquita?
August 21st, 2008 by Genevieve Johnson

The race to save the vaquita, a tiny porpoise living in the northern Gulf of California, began in earnest this week with the launch of an international campaign in Ensenada, Mexico.

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