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International Save the Vaquita Day

International Save the Vaquita Day

 

The first Saturday after the 4th of July has been designated as International Save the Vaquita Day. This is intended to be an annual event with a specific focus on raising awareness and appreciation of the world’s most endangered marine mammal, the vaquita (Phocoena sinus). Events around the globe direct the attention of people to the plight of this tiny porpoise species, and what needs to be done to save it from extinction. There are booths, games, music, free prizes, educational brochures, inspirational talks, face painting, and several life-size models of vaquitas on hand to draw attention to and appreciation of the vaquita, Mexico’s “Panda of the Sea”.

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International Save the Vaquita Day

International Save the Vaquita Day

 

The first Saturday after the 4th of July has been designated as International Save the Vaquita Day. This is intended to be an annual event with a specific focus on raising awareness and appreciation of the world’s most endangered marine mammal, the vaquita (Phocoena sinus). Events around the globe direct the attention of people to the plight of this tiny porpoise species, and what needs to be done to save it from extinction. There are booths, games, music, free prizes, educational brochures, inspirational talks, face painting, and several life-size models of vaquitas on hand to draw attention to and appreciation of the vaquita, Mexico’s “Panda of the Sea”.

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Charlotte Andrews from Sea Watch Foundation

An Interview with WiseOceans… Charlotte Andrews from Sea Watch Foundation This week we chat to…Charlotte who stuck with it after initially not being successful in her application. She volunteered anyway and this helped her land her current position. Another example of the power of persistence!   Name: Charlotte Andrews Job Title: Sightings Officer Assistant/National Whale […]

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