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Study: Aerial drones capture manta ray behaviors in thriving population
By Kiley Price
April 1, 2021
Conservation News spoke to a manta ray expert at Conservation International about the findings of his new research — from promising pregnancies to drone discoveries to acrobatic feeding behaviors.
© Keith A. Ellenbogen
Indonesian province leaps ahead in conservation
By Olivia DeSmit
March 25, 2019
The government of the province of West Papua announced legislation establishing it as Indonesia’s first “conservation province.”
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The doctor is in: Indonesia’s whale sharks get annual check-up
By Abraham Sianipar
September 28, 2017
In Indonesia, scientists give whale sharks “physicals” — measuring, tagging and taking blood samples underwater, in 30 minutes — to assess the health of both the species and the surrounding waters.
Update: What we’re learning about the world’s largest fish
By Mark Erdmann, Ph.D.
August 1, 2017
Two years into a whale shark tracking program, scientists are learning new facts about the world’s largest fish.
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Lessons learned in the ‘Kingdom of Fishes’
By Victor Nikijuluw
July 5, 2017
For a decade, CI Indonesia has been working in the Kaimana region to restore the health of the ocean and the well-being of the community.