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The Vaquita Chronicles
19 minutes | Nov 2, 2018
What is Being Done to Save the Vaquita?
Although the situation faced by the vaquita is quite dire, there are lots of organizations and individuals that are committed to doing all they can to prevent the vaquita’s extinction. This effort is actually quite impressive when taken in as a whole. In this episode, we will summarize and discuss many of these efforts, then analyze why the vaquita population has continued its rapid decline despite these many programs designed to save the species.
10 minutes | Oct 24, 2018
Where does the Vaquita Live?
The vaquita lives only in the very Northernmost corner of the Gulf of California in Mexico. What makes this small patch of marine habitat so unique? How have changes in the region's ecosystems impacted the vaquita? We're exploring these questions and more in this episode of the show.
15 minutes | Oct 18, 2018
Why is the Vaquita Going Extinct?
The Vaquita is the world's most endangered marine mammal - learn about how it received this unfortunate status, and what the causes are behind its dramatic decline.
7 minutes | Oct 9, 2018
Music from the Sounds of the Vaquita with Ben Mirin
When we first launched our vaquita documentary project in the spring of 2015 we reached out to one of our Wild Lens contributors who has a truly unique talent. Ben Mirin makes music from the sounds of wildlife by blending his own beatboxing with audio samples from the natural world. We were hoping that he could make us a song using the high frequency sonar clicks of the vaquita - a serious challenge.
8 minutes | Oct 8, 2018
What Is A Vaquita?
In this first episode of the Vaquita Chronicles, we seek to answer this most fundamental question by sharing some basic natural history information about this most elusive of marine mammals.
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