Webinar: Mexico’s Failure to Protect the Vaquita Porpoise: The USMCA’s First Environmental Test

The vaquita, the world’s smallest porpoise is on the verge of extinction. Scientists estimate that there are fewer than 10 left in the world. Hear from experts about the critically endangered vaguita, the threats to its survival and habitat, including from illegal activity, and the USCMA trade agreement process to save the vaquita and hold Mexico accountable for its environmental commitments.

Sarah Uhlemann, International Program Director & Senior Attorney, Center for Biological Diversity
DJ Schubert, Wildlife Biologist, Animal Welfare Institute
Gavin Fridell, Canada Research Chair & Acting Coordinator, Saint Mary’s University International Development Studies

Moderated by:
Kerrie Blaise, Counsel, Canadian Environmental Law Association
Stuart Trew, Director, CCPA Trade & Investment Research Project

Sponsored by:
International Development Studies, Saint Mary’s University
Canadian Environmental Law Association
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Webinar recorded on April 26, 2022