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Mobula success at CITES CoP17

The votes are in….CITES delegates overwhelmingly voted in favour of listing all mobula rays on Appendix II of CITES!

Southern African Nations Prepare for Sharks and Rays at the CITES CoP17

Discussions focused on the multiple threats facing sharks and rays worldwide, and the need for appropriate management

#LOVEminiMantas at CITES

Our media effort surrounding the Mobula CITES Proposal – a 360VR film of the mobula rays of the Azores!

Revillagigedo Archipelago – UNESCO World Heritage Site!

Mexico’s Revillagigedo Archipelago included in the UNESCO  site list

Shark & ray proposals for CITES CoP17 receives unprecedented support

Victory for mantas in Peru

Government adopts strong protective measures for the world’s largest known oceanic manta population

Fiji takes a positive step towards protecting Mobulas

Fiji submits proposal to list mobula spp. under CITES Appendix II

Ministerial Shark & Ray Conservation Symposium

Indian Ocean Ministers gather for a special meeting.

Mobulid Ray supply from Indonesian Fisheries

Mobula rays do not benefit from any legislative protection in Indonesia.

Largest Attempted Export of Manta Gill Plates Seized

Manta Trust Associate Director, Paul Hilton report from Bali on the largest single bust since enforcement efforts began

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