Taiwan Adds Protections for Manta Rays and Whale Sharks

Whale sharks, giant oceanic manta rays and reef manta rays will be added to Taiwan’s protected species list beginning June 1, increasing penalties for anyone found guilty of disturbing or capturing them. This is a giant step in the right direction. For more than two decades, WildAid has been working with our local NGO partner Life Conservationist Association to increase protections for these three species.

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