MANTA RAYS

A green sea turtle underwater

Shop Smart: Souvenirs

By on 2 May 2017

Shopping responsibly makes a big difference for highly trafficked, and increasingly endangered, wildlife species. Here’s a quick look at what to look out for.

Whale shark with Manta Trust, Project Aware, and WWF logos

Responsible Shark & Ray Tourism Guide Released

By on 3 March 2017

The guide, Responsible Shark & Ray Tourism: A Guide to Best Practice, is a new collaborative effort from The Manta Trust, PADI’s Project Aware, and WWF. Even as shark and ray populations are facing serious threats, mostly due to overfishing, shark- and ray-interaction tourism is increasing around the world. this guide aims to help operators, NGO’s, and […]

A giant manta ray, seen from below, glides gracefully through the water.

Saving Indonesia’s Manta Rays: A Story of Hope

By on 31 January 2017

Misool Baseftin’s A New Day In Lamakera Project Helps Manta Rays and Their Would-Be Hunters Live Sustainably and Harmoniously Every diver has a bucket list of dive destinations— the best spot for particular marine life, the most pristine, the most remote. Towards the top of my bucket list is Raja Ampat, Indonesia. A remote archipelago located […]