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Aidan Bodeo-Lomicky
A kid from Pennsylvania devoted to saving the Vaquita.
A kid from Pennsylvania devoted to saving the Vaquita.
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) has just announced a plan to end totoaba poaching in order to save the vaquita. CITES is an agreement between 183 nations, with the goal of eliminating the threat of international…
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For as long as we have known about the vaquita, gillnets have been killing more individuals than are being born. The upper Gulf of California has been a danger zone for the species ever since humans started fishing there, and unfortunately, vaquita don’t…
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The day has finally come. Every type of gillnet is permanently banned in the vaquita’s range. There will never again be a legal gillnet in the upper Gulf of California. Today, Presidents Obama and Peña Nieto had a meeting to discuss relations between the…
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Buckle up! International Save the Vaquita Day 2016 is THIS Saturday, July 9! This year is going to be bigger than ever, and we will have venues all over the world. Click the link below to learn more about the event and see a list of venues (there may be…
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I have reopened the ISTVD 2016 t-shirt campaign due to popular demand! There are less than two weeks remaining in the campaign, so please act quickly if you would like to get a stylish shirt for you or a loved one (U.S. residents only). This is the last…
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The results from last year’s survey are in, and as of fall 2015, there are 60 Vaquitas left on the planet. This new population estimate was released during the seventh meeting of the International Committee for the Recovery of the Vaquita (CIRVA) last…
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Last month’s headline was “Three dead Vaquitas found.” In a very welcome twist of fate, this month’s headline is the exact opposite. From April 11 to 14, Drs. Barbara Taylor and Jay Barlow joined the crew of the Sea Shepherd M/Y Farley Mowat. Their goal…
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A Vaquita conservationist’s biggest fear is the death of one of these magnificent creatures. This month, we are living the nightmare. Three dead Vaquitas have been found in the past few weeks. March madness indeed. Based on lacerations found during the…
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“I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours.” —Kurt Vonnegut Conservation is not the most glorious job. It is not the most fun job. It is not the highest-paying job. It is barely even talked about in job conversations.…
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I can’t believe how successful our petition to make the gillnet ban permanent and our social media Thunderclap campaign have become in such a short amount of time! We started these campaigns about a month ago, and could have never predicted the sheer…
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