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...

26th Annual B.C. Marine Mammal Symposium

University of British Columbia, Aquatic Ecosystem Research Laboratory 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyGB1m2DxTo Join the University of British Columbia's Aquatic Ecosystem Research Laboratory for presentations as well as discussion on issues that concern us all. This meeting is open to students, researchers, educators, businesses and others involved with marine mammals. Anyone in one or more of these categories is welcome to attend. The event will also be...

International Day of the Baltic Harbour Porpoise

In 2002, the Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans in the Baltic, North East Atlantic, Irish and North Seas (UNEP/ASCOBANS) declared the third Sunday in May of each year as the “International Day of the Baltic Harbour Porpoise” (IDBHP) in order to raise awareness of the critical situation for populations of the Harbour Porpoise...

International Save the Vaquita Day

What is International Save the Vaquita Day? International Save the Vaquita Day is intended to be an annual event similar to Earth Day, but 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...

Talk: Small Cetaceans Facing Global Challenges

Metchosin Municipal Hall 4450 Happy Valley Road, Metchosin, B.C.

An illustrated talk on "Porpoise Conservation — Small Cetaceans Facing Global Challenges" There are only seven species of porpoise in the world's oceans. Despite the nearshore habitat preference of most species, this group of marine mammals is largely overlooked by science and conservation. While there is little known of these elusive marine mammals, current knowledge...

27th Annual B.C. Marine Mammal Symposium

University of British Columbia, Aquatic Ecosystem Research Laboratory 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

Join the University of British Columbia's Aquatic Ecosystem Research Laboratory for presentations as well as discussion on issues that concern us all. This meeting is open to students, researchers, educators, businesses and others involved with marine mammals. Anyone in one or more of these categories is welcome to attend. The event will also be broadcast...

Sea of Shadows (Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion)

University of British Columbia, Aquatic Ecosystem Research Laboratory 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

A looming disaster in one of the most spectacular environments on Earth sparks a rescue mission unlike any other in SEA OF SHADOWS, a riveting new documentary with the intensity of a Hollywood thriller from National Geographic Documentary Films and winner of the Sundance audience award. When Mexican drug cartels and Chinese traffickers join forces...

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International Save the Vaquita Day

International Save the Vaquita Day (July 18, 2020) is intended to be an annual event similar to Earth Day, but 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...

International Save the Vaquita Day 2021

International Save the Vaquita Day (July 24, 2020) is intended to be an annual event similar to Earth Day, but 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...

International Save the Vaquita Day 2022

International Save the Vaquita Day is intended to be an annual event similar to Earth Day, but 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...

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