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Fishing Rule Aims To Do For All Marine Mammals What It Did For The Dolphin

A vaquita caught as by-catch in Baja California, Mexico. Accidental entanglement in fishing gear is one of the biggest threat to this species, which is down to only 60 animals. Flip Nicklin/ Minden Pictures/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Flip Nicklin/ Minden Pictures/Getty Images A vaquita caught as by-catch in Baja California, Mexico. Accidental entanglement in fishing gear is one of the biggest threat to this species, which is down to only 60 animals. Flip Nicklin/ Minden Pictures/Getty Images The vaquita is a small porpoise found only in the northern Gulf of California, in Mexico. Today, the species is critically endangered, with less than 60 animals left in the wild, thanks to fishing nets to catch fish and shrimp for sale in Mexico and America. The animal is an accidental victim of the fishing industry, as are many other marine mammals. But a new rule that takes effect this week...
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11 Milestones in Underwater Photography

1956 Luis Marden joins Cousteau for a trip from France to the Suez Canal and returns with 1,200 images, the largest collection of underwater color photos at the time. Original link Original author: Zunz

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