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Vaquita. Photo by Paula Olson, NOAA (Wikimedia Commons).

The vulnerable vaquita: Immediate action needed to save critically endangered porpoise

When most people think of cetaceans, they think of the most iconic species: dolphins and whales. The vaquita—a small gray porpoise with an elusive lifestyle that’s native to Mexico’s Gulf of California—isn’t well known to most people, despite… Read More
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National seafood rule could prevent marine mammal deaths…if it’s not revoked

When fishers dip their nets, trawls, traps and hooks into the sea they often catch a lot more than the seafood they intended: All types of sea creatures, mostly fish but also marine mammals, are caught and killed… Read More
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The algae trout

By Safina Center Fellow and Writer in Residence Paul Greenberg Anyone who keeps tabs on health trends is aware that in the last few years considerable doubt has been cast as to whether omega-3 fatty acid supplements provide… Read More
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