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http://www.conservation.org Enjoy a manta ray moment! These gentle and majestic giants are a top draw for divers and snorkelers. Indonesia boasts the second largest manta tourism industry in the world and now that Indonesia's mantas are legally protected, studying them is even more important. http://www.conservation.org/sharks Learn more about tagging manta rays on our blog: http://blog.conservation.org/2013/12/manta-ray-research-boosts-smart-policies-and-ecotourism-in-indonesia/ A close encounter with a manta ray: http://blog.conservation.org/2010/10/close-encounter-a-manta-ray-at-magic-mountain/ Footage by Shawn Heinrichs/Blue Sphere Media on a recent trip to tag manta rays in the Raja Ampat archipelago, Indonesia. http://www.bluespheremedia.com/ Follow CI on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ConservationOrg Follow CI on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/conservation.intl

We believe strongly in the power of visual storytelling to educate, inspire and affect change. Conservation International's filmmakers traverse the globe, spotlighting the people, challenges and successful projects that our programs are pioneering. ​Watch, share and reach out if you would like to learn more.

 

Dulce — A Short Documentary

In the coastal village of La Ensenada, Colombia, where digging for shellfish is a way of life, everyone must learn to swim eventually — even little Dulce. But as the effects of climate change begin to threaten the village's livelihood, the carefree swimming lessons led by Dulce's mother take on a sense of urgency.

An official selection of the Palm Springs International ShortFest​, the Toronto International Film Festival and the Camden International Film Festival.

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Virtual Reality

“VR and nature conservation​ truly go hand in hand.” — Wareable

From the stunning coral of "Valen's Reef" to the Amazon rainforest of "Under the Canopy" to the savanna of "My Africa," Conservation International uses virtual reality to immerse viewers in vital conservation efforts around the world, and to meet the local heroes who make it possible.​

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Nature Is Speaking

Nature doesn’t need people. People need nature.

That’s the message of our provocative, celebrity-studded campaign “Nature Is Speaking.” Our aim is to raise awareness that people need nature in order to survive. Our goal is simple: It’s time to change the conversation about nature to focus on what we all have in common: Our shared humanity.

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