Changing tastes and policies in China — spurred in part by conservation campaigns — have created breathing room for Indonesia’s sharks.
Photojournalist Shawn Heinrichs takes us inside a grisly manta hunt in eastern Indonesia.
The province of West Papua is creating a bold new model for more effective conservation throughout the Southeast Asian country. Can it work?
We’ve never known much about the ocean’s winged giants — until now.
The more we learn about mantas, the better we can protect them — and the people they benefit.
From local police to the president himself, Indonesia is cracking down on the illegal capture of its valuable marine life.
The impacts of these individual achievements have been enormous. Still more important are the trends they represent.
Encouraged by their value for tourism, Indonesia has granted full protection for both species of manta ray.
Guest blogger Shawn Heinrichs shares tales — and stunning photos — from a recent manta ray expedition.
Several weeks ago, Sebastian Troeng — vice president of CI’s Global Marine division — blogged about a recent encounter with