June 8th, 2018

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"Souls of the Vermilion Sea" Online Film Screening and Facebook LIVE Filmmaker Q&A

This World Oceans Day join fellow ocean lovers from around the world for an ONLINE EVENT about the world's most endangered marine mammal - the vaquita! Vaquita are one of the most critically endangered marine mammals on the planet, with only a handful of individuals remaining in their small part of the world. They have been driven to the brink of extinction by human activity - most notably as the collateral damage of illegal fishing oftotoaba for black market sales on eastern medicine markets.

Participation in this event is easy and completely free.
1. Watch the 30 min film "Souls of the Vermilion Sea" here: https://vimeo.com/212128879
2. Like our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/SoulsoftheVermilionSea/
3. Tune in to our Facebook page on 8 June 2017 at 6:30pm PT/9:30pm EST for a Facebook Live Q&A with the filmmakers and vaquita champions. Ask questions in real time and learn about the ambitious plans to save this highly endangered species from extinction.

This event is appropriate for all ages, including families, school groups, and community organizations.


Organization Name
Wild Lens, Inc
Organization Type
Conservation Organization
Member of Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP)
Participant in AZA's SAFE Campaign


As part of our celebration, we plan to do the following:
  • Event is open to the public
  • Media would be welcome
  • Event will include some special activities or engagements for youth and/or young adults
    Under 12,Ages 12-18,College/University Age
    Live Q&A on social media with questions answered in real time
  • The event will touch on the following themes:
    Ocean & climate,Marine biodiversity,Ocean science,Ocean governance
  • Event will be highlighting organization's own efforts to reduce use of plastic


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