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20 Vietnamese fishermen nabbed for poaching in Palawan

May 22, 2018 - 6:04 PM

Manta rays and black tip, white tip, and hammerhead sharks are found inside the fishing vessel caught off Mangsee Island in Balabac town. Authorities also discover dried shark fins inside hidden storages.

POACHERS. Dead sharks and manta rays are piled in a Malaysian-registered vessel with a crew of Vietnamese fishermen. Photo by Keith Anthony S. Fabro/Rappler

The wRap Indonesia: Oct. 1, 2014

Oct 01, 2014 - 9:56 AM

Yudhoyono s attempt at damage control first ever arrests of illegal manta ray traders young lovers caned publicly in Aceh and more

A Muslim pilgrim feeds pigeons as worshipers arrive for a prayer at Mecca's Grand Mosque, home of the Kaaba, on September 29, 2014 as hundreds of thousands of Muslim worshipers started pouring into the holy city for the annual hajj pilgrimage. Mohammed al-Shaikh/AFP

Indonesia announces world's biggest manta ray sanctuary

Feb 21, 2014 - 8:44 PM

Indonesia on Friday instituted the world s biggest manta ray sanctuary as it seeks to protect the species and draw more tourists to the country

In this handout photograph from Conservation International taken on November 23, 2013 and released on February 21, 2014, a marine researcher tags a manta ray in the waters of Raja Ampat in eastern Indonesia's remote Papua province. Photo by Shawn Heinrichs / AFP

Dried stingrays, manta rays seized by BOC

Oct 25, 2012 - 4:08 PM

The illegal cargo was intercepted in Manila before being exported

BOC Commissioner Ruffy Biazon shows the media part of the seized cargo. Photo from his Twitter account @CommissionerBOC

The Sulu sea experience

Apr 12, 2012 - 8:06 PM

“The sea once it casts its spell holds one in its net of wonder forever ” – Jacques Yves Cousteau

UNDER THE SEA. The underwater world is a paradise that must be protected, respected, and honored. Photo courtesy of Boogs Rosales.