Vaquita population drops below 30 as US Navy dolphins race to save them from extinction

We’re on the brink of losing this species of tiny porpoises forever.

The Verge

Last updated on 28 February 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Mexico
United States of America
Region: 
North America
North Pacific
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Bycatch
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species group: 
Marine mammals