MantaWatch conserves threatened manta rays by promoting participation, developing technologies, and delivering professional training. MantaWatchers are citizen scientists who provide critical data on the status of manta populations. MantaWatch Online is the worldâ€™s first social web application dedicated to open, transparent and participative manta ray research and conservation. The MantaWatch Internship Program is a professional training program for future marine leaders in developing countries.
Meet the four young marine conservationists and future leaders who have been selected to become the 2016 MantaWatch Interns
The Republic of Maldives has today protected mantas, mobulas and other rays throughout the entire country.
Indonesia creates a manta ray sanctuary spanning almost 6 million square kilometers, and fully protects mantas throughout the country
Day 23 of the 2017 MantaWatch Internship Programme, and the interns are in the field recording mantas, sharks and Napoleon wrasse
Day 22 of the 2017 MantaWatch Internship Programme, and the interns have a busy day off
Day 16 of the 2017 MantaWatch Internship Programme, and the interns are planning key messages and materials for conservation outreach to local schools