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Saving manta rays from the fin trade

The 3rd Annual New York Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (WFCC.org) runs from January 30 – February 2, 2013. Ahead of the event, Mongabay.com is running a series of Q&As with…

WWF: biggest villain at Rio+20 is Canada

U.S. President Barack Obama (left) meets with Canadian Prime Minister (right) Stephen Harper in 2009. WWF criticizes both nations for watering down negotiations at the Rio+20 Summit. Photo by: Pete…

Manta rays tracked by satellite

Researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Exeter, and the Government of Mexico have published the first-ever satellite telemetry study on the manta ray, the world’s largest ray…

Mexico passes aggressive climate bill

Sunrise in Cancun, Mexico, where the 2010 UN Climate Summit was held. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler. Last week, Mexico's Senate passed an aggressive and comprehensive climate change bill, making…

Photo: six new mini-moths discovered

A new species of ermine moth, native to Costa Rica: Eucalantica costaricae. Photo by: Jae-Cheon Sohn and Kenji Nishida. Researchers have discovered six new species of moth from Central America,…