vaquita research

02/02
2017

Official CIRVA Report is Released

The International Committee for the Recovery of the Vaquita has released the official report from their meeting that took place November 29-30th, 2016 in La Jolla, California.  The news is not… Read more »




05/16
2016

An Important Milestone in the Effort to Save the Vaquita

This past week I was invited to attend the seventh annual meeting of the International Committee for the Recovery of the Vaquita (CIRVA) which took place in Ensenada, Mexico.  The… Read more »




03/29
2016

In the Land of the Vaquita

In the Land of the Vaquita The time has arrived for our next shoot for Souls of the Vermilion Sea, our feature length film about the struggle to save the… Read more »




11/30
2015

From CEDO to Ocean Star!

From CEDO to Ocean Star! As we drive down the east side of the Sea of Cortez I can’t help but notice how different the east shore is from the west shore…. Read more »




10/15
2015

Final Days with the Vaquita

We had two days left to spot a vaquita and capture some footage of this elusive marine mammal. Luckily for us, the weather conditions were cooperating. As explained in the… Read more »




10/08
2015

On Board the Maria Cleofas

We met up with Greg Alker, director of the non-profit Grupo Cleofas, early on the morning of Monday, Oct. 5th at the San Felipe Marina. Greg had arrived in town… Read more »




10/07
2015

A Unique Approach for Capturing Vaquita Footage

****The following is another post from volunteer Joe Shull, who has been playing a crucial role on our production team for Souls of the Vermilion Sea for the past week… Read more »




10/02
2015

A Vaquita Sighting!

I was on the top deck of the Ocean Star – the vaquita survey vessel that is slowly cutting transects throughout the entire range of this most elusive of porpoises…. Read more »




10/02
2015

Searching for the Vaquita

****The following is another guest post from volunteer Joe Shull who has been assisting on all levels of production with our current shoot for Souls of the Vermilion Sea in San… Read more »




09/29
2015

First Impressions of the Vermilion Sea from Joe Shull

****The following is a guest post from Joe Shull, volunteer coordinator at the Aquarium of Boise and biology student at Boise State University.  Joe has joined our team in San Felipe,… Read more »