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Articles tagged with mobula rays

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!

Shark & ray proposals for CITES CoP17 receives unprecedented support

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.

Lambaklad Fishing: Big Net, Big Bycatch?

Today we are excited to kick off a new rapid assessment survey and investigation of how many mobulid rays are being caught in the province of Antique, a long skinny coastal province in the Philippines whose rich waters are known to host dugongs, manta and mobula rays, whale sharks, and migratory fish of all kinds, […]

CMS CoP11 – What Happens Next?

Earlier this month, we joined several NGOs and other groups in celebrating new protective legislation granted to 21 species of sharks, rays and sawfishes by the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS for short). But what happens next? What happens after a species is granted such protection by CMS? Isabel Ender, the […]

TEAMWORK! The First few days at CMS CoP11

With CMS CoP11 entering its final days and the plenary sessions for sharks, reef mantas and mobulas looming, Isabel Ender reflects on the week’s beginnings and a success we can take away regardless of the outcome of the proposals – the unity shown between many of the NGOs attending the event.

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