Articles tagged with CITES
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!
Diving into our First Research Expedition
The morning sun sneaks a glimpse over the palm trees making the sky run pink. The wharf is at full capacity with the fishermen preparing their boats for a day on the water. The groundskeepers are raking the white sand on the beaches in rows of perfect arches, getting ready for the hundreds of tourists […]
Trade control matters
We celebrated a great victory when manta rays became listed on CITES Appendix II, but implementation and enforcement of this law is crucial. In 2015, The Manta Trust participated at and co-organised several workshops in key mobulid fishing countries
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.
Indonesia announces the world’s largest manta sanctuary!
The Manta Trust, WildAid, Blue Sphere Media, the Indonesian Manta Project and Save Our Seas Foundation are today celebrating the signing of a new regulation creating the world’s largest manta sanctuary, encompassing a massive 6 million square kilometres of ocean, enforcing full protection for Oceanic and Reef Manta Rays (Manta birostris and Manta alfredi) in Indonesia.
Field Guide to Manta Rays
Read the Manta Trust’s 2013 Field Guide for Manta Rays published in Wild Travel Magazine