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- 1966 days ago -
Urge Mexico to Save the Vaquita Porpoise. Please ask Mexico's new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, to save the vaquita by banning gillnets from their habitat and converting the entire fishing fleet to vaquita-safe methods.

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Sharon R (216)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 4:29 am
The world’s smallest porpoise is on the brink of extinction. Found only in the Upper Gulf of California in Mexico, the vaquita population continues to decline due to the use of gillnet fishing gear in their habitat. Although the gillnets are targeting shrimp and fish, vaquitas get caught in them and drown. It is likely that fewer than 200 individuals remain today. Mexico has made efforts to protect the vaquita over the years--reducing gillnet fishing, helping to introduce alternative gear, and creating a vaquita protected area. Unfortunately, these efforts have not been enough. All Activists: Sign the Petition Today.
This is a action alert via WWF, please visit sign & share the petition, thanks.

Solitary Eagle (324)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 5:32 am

Sharon R (216)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 5:34 am
Thanks Debbie & everyone else who has noted, shared, signed :-)

FulviaAway M (314)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 5:35 am
Thank you, Sharon! Actions taken :-) !

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 5:37 am
Signed , Thanks Sharon .

Christeen A (371)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 8:23 am

Ingrid A (524)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 9:18 am
Its done.

Wendy J F (62)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 11:49 am

Elizabeth O (94)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 11:52 am

Barbara Erdman (63)
Friday February 1, 2013, 7:38 am
N & S Sharon :-0 Tnx

Sharon R (216)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 4:00 pm
Thanks everyone :-)
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