Help us save the world's most endangered marine mammal species!

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 Now, more than ever, your help is needed to save the vaquita from extinction.  Here we list ways you can step up for the world's most critically endangered marine mammal. Time is running out—Let your voice be heard and take a stand against extinction today!


A THANK YOU to our supporters!

Make a tax deductible donation through  VIVA Vaquita affiliate, CETOS Research


Things you can do to help

Urging immediate action to save the  vaquita from imminent extinction!


Sign here

Write Mexican officials

Boycott Mexican shrimp, and don't buy fish caught with gillnets


Find out more here

Share the story with your family and friends

Support marine conservation efforts

Vote for politicians with a good environmental record


Support NGOs  Helping Vaquitas


Write your elected officials

Due to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), vaquita is an endangered species in Mexico, the United States, and Canada.

Go see "Sea of Shadows"



¡VIVA Vaquita! is helping to promote a new movie about the vaquita, "Sea of Shadows".  Find out more about the movie here and check your local listings for showings in your area.



Photos taken under permit (Oficio No. DR/488/08 from the Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturale Protegidas (CONANP/Secretaría del Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT), within a natural protected area subject to special management and decreed as such by the Mexican Government. This work was made possible thanks to the collaboration and support of the Coordinador de Investigación y Conservación de Mamíferos Marinos at the Instituto Nacional de Ecología (INE).

8 things you can do to help: