Will 2017 Be the Year We Lose the World’s Smallest Porpoise?
Only 60 of these endangered porpoises remain, and scientists are making last-ditch efforts to save the imperiled species.
The World's Most Endangered Marine Mammal Might Have Just Got a Lifeline
New agreements show increased attention to the plight of the vaquita, but environmental organisations warn that the effort needs to be international.
Hell or Salt Water
The Race to Save the Vaquita, the World’s Most Endangered Marine Mammal
There are fewer than 100 vaquitas left, and it's all due to the illegal poaching of a fish that lives in the same waters.
These Porpoises May Go Extinct Because Fish Bladders Are Delicious
A rare fish called the totoaba—whose swim bladder can fetch up to $650,000 on the black market—is sitting dead-center in a global dust-up between Greenpeace, government regulators, and high-seas smugglers. Even worse, totoaba poachers are scooping up...