March 15, 2013 - Success!
Manta rays and five special shark species will be banned from international trade thanks to the votes of delegates to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). Sharks have been heavily targeted for their fins and mantas for their gill rakers, despite their proven value to ocean ecosystem health and to global eco-tourism. Read more >>
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