27 Feb '13, 12pm

Ghostlike and Vulnerable, the Manta Ray Finds a Friend

Ghostlike and Vulnerable, the Manta Ray Finds a Friend

On Sunday, 177 member nations will gather in Bangkok at the 16th Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species to decide whether to accord international protection to a growing roster of plants and animals. If you were one of the species up for listing, it would be hard to find a better friend than Shawn Heinrichs . Mr. Heinrichs, a conservationist and underwater filmmaker based in Boulder, Colo., has devoted much of the last four years to bringing attention to the plight of the manta ray, a bat-shaped sea creature that is facing increasing fishing pressures and that some say is threatened with extinction. Working with the Hong Kong-based investigative photojournalist Paul Hilton , Mr. Heinrichs has documented the manta ray’s rapid decline throughout much of the world. Last year the two wrote a major report on how overfishing has decimated manta populations in As...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/27/ghostlike-and-v...

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