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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!

Countries agree on actions to protect migratory sharks and rays

Last week marked a great milestone as close to 40 governments agreed to set new conservation priorities and enhance protection for migratory shark and ray species during the second meeting of the signatories to the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks (Sharks MOU), held in Costa Rica.

CITES Victory… a Ray of Hope for Mantas!

An historic day for elasmobranch conservation!

CITES Workshop Colombo, 22nd-23rd January 2013

As the meeting of CITES delegates in March draws closer, The Manta Trust team have all been working hard to support the proposal, from our online petition, to writing up and publishing our data, to meeting with the CITES delegates themselves.  In this blog Daniel Fernando, head of our Sri Lanka and India projects reports […]

Fishing for Giants – China’s Growing Demand for Mantas

We’re noticing a worrying increase of mantas caught in China…

Making Global Protection for Manta Rays a Reality!

A small victory this week in in the battle for manta conservation…

Changing Coasts & Oceans Conference

Our latest blog post comes from Sweden where Daniel presented at the Changing Coasts and Oceans Conference…. The Manta Trust’s Sri Lanka and India Project Leader, Daniel Fernando, attended a conference on “Changing Coasts and Oceans” where both scientists and journalists were brought together under one roof.

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