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10 Things I Love About Whale Sharks

By on 30 August 2017

Celebrate International Whale Shark Day by learning some fun facts about whale sharks!

It's Endangered Species Day!

Endangered Species Day

By on 19 May 2017

Help raise awareness for special species threatened with extinction on Endangered Species Day. We are in the midst of a sixth mass extinction of our making. But we can make a difference to the many species of animals and plants that are in desperate need of our help. Educate yourself and others on threatened species, why […]

Mother’s Day, the Ocean Way!

By on 11 May 2017

We all know human moms are the best moms (obviously!), but how do ocean-dwelling moms do? Here’s a look at a few wonderful and weird marine-species mothering techniques that might make you grateful to be a land lubber. And this Sunday, don’t forget to wish the mothers in your life a Happy Mother’s Day!

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.

Two Caribbean reef sharks swim peacefully through deep blue water.

A Chance to Shut Down Shark Fin Trade in U.S.

By on 15 March 2017

The Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017 would ban all buying, selling, and possession of shark fins in the United States. Last week, U.S. Representatives Ed Royce (California) and Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (Northern Mariana Islands) introduced the Shark Fins Sales Elimination Act (H.R. 1456) to the 115th Congress. The aim of the bill is […]

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 […]