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A 'manta ray ruler' could help protect these gentle giants

By Kiley Price

March 4, 2022
A new technique for measuring manta rays could offer critical insights into their health, reproductive status, lifespans and whether a population is growing or shrinking.
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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.
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New science: saving life on land, record-breaking rays, freshwater action plan

By Kiley Price

April 16, 2020
Here’s a roundup of recent science published by Conservation International experts.
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Meet a scientist: a species-discovering savant

By Kiley Price

March 25, 2020
Conservation News spoke with Conservation International's Mark Erdmann about his job as a marine biologist, where he spends almost as much time underwater discovering new species as he does helping communities above ground conserve them.
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Postcard from the Pacific: In new film, ocean is the star

By Morgan Lynch

May 28, 2018
A new film showcases the relationship that the people of New Caledonia have with nature.
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