Manta Ray

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Name: Manta Ray
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Officials bust one of the biggest players in illegal Indonesian manta ray trade

Writing this from a hotel room in Indonesia’s second-largest city, Surabaya, I realize that I am filled with trepidation as I wait for the phone next to me to ring. When it does, the voice on the other end will tell me it’s go time; the culmination of ... [Published Mongabay.com - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Manta Ray, Illegal, Surabaya
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Indonesia Makes First Arrests of Manta Ray Traders

Manta rays are protected within the millions of square kilometres of ocean surrounding Indonesia, with fishing and export of the creatures banned. (AFP PHOTO)Jakarta. Indonesia has detained three traders for attempting to illegally sell manta rays, the ... [Published Jakarta Globe - 12 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

In Indonesia, Police Stop Sale of Endangered Manta Rays

Photo The police sorted through recovered manta ray gills in Surbaya, Indonesia, in September. Credit Paul Hilton for the Wildlife Conservation Society Indonesian authorities announced on Tuesday four separate arrests in connection with the attempted ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

The 10 Best Diving Experiences In Africa

As a place to go on safari, Africa is unrivalled. However there are some who believe that lions are mere pussycats compared to humpback whales the size of buses. A whale shark gets them more excited than a rhino. And they’ll take a manta over a leopard ... [Published AskMen UK - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

In Indonesia, a Major Arrest of Manta Ray Trader by Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries

WCS's Wildlife Crimes Unit assists Ministry in bustArrest marks first-ever enforcement action of Indonesia's recent national protection of manta raysIndonesia operates largest known shark and ray fisheries on earthNEW YORK (SEPTEMBER 30, 2014) - The Ministry ... [Published Noodls - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Watch a giant stingray makes friends with tourists

An enormous stingray approached a group of tourists in the Maldives who had been feeding fish by the marina and struck up a most remarkable friendship - and it was all caught on video. The hungry sea creature leaped out of the water and tried to flap ... [Published The Independent - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Moment 10ft-long giant manta rays dwarf diver in New Guinea

A diver is completely dwarfed by a manta ray in these stunning pictures , taken off Raja Ampat islands, New Guinea, Indonesia.Steve Jones, 43, from Wallingford, Oxon, travelled to the islands to take these amazing images.'This manta was just under three ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

In the kingdom of great coral

In the kingdom of the Great Coral is a seahorse named Blumane, an orphan after his parents died while trying to save him and his siblings from Sting, the manta ray. Sting eats seahorses. Many have died because of him.Blumane is a hard-headed seahorse. ... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

5 Ways to Have an Awesome Big Island Vacation

PHOTO: Waialea Beach, Hawaii Island. (Photo by Janeen Christoff)YOU MAY ALSO LIKEHawaii Island is the biggest of all the Hawaiian Islands, so there’s more to do and more ground to cover. Don’t be overwhelmed though. Here are some tips when it comes to ... [Published Travel Pulse - Sep 27 2014]
Entities: Plankton, Volcano, Waipio
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Manta ray

Sometimes described as devilfish, they are actually filter feedersThe manta ray is a very large plankton-eating ray, having wing-like pectoral fins, horn-like cephalic fins, and a short whip-like tail.  The skeleton is composed of cartilage.  There are ... [Published Maritime Professional - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Highlights: Blog entry › Video: Scuba Divers Rescue Entangled Manta Ray from Fishing Line

by Brianna Elliott to fishing gear entanglement , manta rays , manta rays fishing gear , responsible fishingA diver untangling the manta ray from fishing gear. (Photo: Oceano VideoSub / YouTube )Manta rays are some of the most beautiful and eloquent ... [Published Oceana - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

India urges to support shark and ray protections

Animal protection groups have urged the Indian Ministry of Environment and Forests to support the shark and ray listings being proposed at the 11th meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention of Migratory Species.In a letter to the Ministry, ... [Published NetIndia123.com - Sep 24 2014]
Entities: India, HSI, Species, Manta Ray

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...recognised in the outcome document of landmark UN conference on sustainable development held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in June 2012 as an important "international agreement that stands at the intersection between trade, the environment and development" and one that "promotes the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity...
...of marine and fisheries resources in Indonesia," said the Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Sharif C Sutardjo, who congratulated the team. "We have succeeded to thwart the illegal trade of manta gill plates, which is was recently listed as a protected species by the Government of Indonesia" said Asep Burhanudin, the Director General of Marine and Fisheries Resources Surveillance of MMAF
"This manta was just under three metres long so I would guess it was around six-years-old. They can live up to 50 years" he said
"You can walk down the verandah and you're in the water snorkelling with the fish, swimming with the turtles, the manta rays, and at certain times of the year, the whales – it's an unbelievable place" Mr Gash said

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Officials bust one of the biggest players in il... [Published Mongabay.com - 4 hours ago]
Indonesia Makes First Arrests of Manta Ray Traders [Published Jakarta Globe - 12 hours ago]
In Indonesia, Police Stop Sale of Endangered Ma... [Published DailyMe.Com - 17 hours ago]
The 10 Best Diving Experiences In Africa [Published AskMen UK - 17 hours ago]
The wRap Indonesia: Oct. 1, 2014 [Published Rappler - 21 hours ago]
Getting sharks and manta rays ready for CITES [Published ICTSD - Sep 30 2014]
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Moment 10ft-long giant manta rays dwarf diver i... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 29 2014]
Lady Elliot Island a drawcard for manta rays [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 29 2014]
Watch a giant stingray makes friends with tourists [Published The Independent - Sep 28 2014]
In the kingdom of great coral [Published Philippine Star - Sep 27 2014]
5 Ways to Have an Awesome Big Island Vacation [Published Travel Pulse - Sep 27 2014]
Obama Creates World’s Largest Marine Reserve [Published Environment News Service - Sep 26 2014]
Manta ray [Published Maritime Professional - Sep 26 2014]
Presidential Proclamation --- Pacific Remote Is... [Published Noodls - Sep 25 2014]
Barack Obama to create world's largest ocean re... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 25 2014]
New curbs on trade in sharks [Published The Witness - Sep 24 2014]
Highlights: Blog entry › Video: Scuba Divers Re... [Published Oceana - Sep 24 2014]
India urges to support shark and ray protections [Published NetIndia123.com - Sep 24 2014]
Centre urged to support listing of sharks as en... [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 24 2014]
Major Arrest of Manta Ray Trader [Published Wildlife Conservation Society - Sep 22 2014]
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New UN-Backed Protections for Sharks and Manta ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Sep 16 2014]
12 September 2014 – Beginning Sunday 14 September, international trade in specimens of five shark species and all manta ray species, including their meat, gills and fins, will need to be accompanied by permits and certificates confirming that they .. ...
New UN-backed protections for sharks, manta ray... [Published UN News Centre - Top Stories - Sep 12 2014]
Beginning Sunday 14 September, international trade in specimens of five shark species and all manta ray species, including their meat, gills and fins, will need to be accompanied by permits and certificates confirming that they have been harvested sustainably ...
Historic shark decision takes effect [Published WWF - Environmental News - Sep 11 2014]
Gland, Switzerland : Seven threatened species of shark and ray gain greater protection this Sunday with the introduction of regulations to prevent illegal and unsustainable fishing practices driven by international trade.In a conservation milestone ...
Photo of the Day: Woman in an Underwater Yoga P... [Published The Daily What - Apr 30 2014]
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How to raise your child to live dangerously: Re... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 09 2014]
My husband and I are raising a child while traveling aboard our 40-foot sailboat Ceilydh. The world has two types of responses to our parenting choice: “Lucky kid!” and “That’s crazy!” The crazy chorus is loud and angry after a fellow cruising family ...
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