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How an Injured Dolphin Asked for Help – and got Rescued by Divers

How an Injured Dolphin Asked for Help – and got Rescued by Divers

A dolphin approaches humans for help escaping from a fishing line, then waits patiently while divers free him – and the whole encounter is caught on video.
Are Manta Rays Facing Extinction?

Are Manta Rays Facing Extinction?

Manta rays are a threatened species and if nothing gets done, they could be facing extinction. This is an overview of steps that are being taken locally and globally to protect manta rays.
Coronavirus in Hawaii

Coronavirus in Hawaii

The coronavirus in Hawaii has rapidly impacted lives here too. Here is a personal account of how the coronavirus in Hawaii is being managed locally.
What and How do Manta Rays Eat?

What and How do Manta Rays Eat?

Read all about the diet of a manta ray, and about the dazzling amount of food the "gentle giants of the sea" need to sustain themselves.
The Difference Between Eagle Rays, Stingrays and Manta Rays

The Difference Between Eagle Rays, Stingrays and Manta Rays

Eagle rays, manta rays and stingrays are the three most popular marine animals in Hawaii. There are distinct differences in how they look and behave!
Meditating Online with Manta Rays: Relaxation in Uncertain Times

Meditating Online with Manta Rays: Relaxation in Uncertain Times

Even if you’ve never meditated before, you have probably experienced the relaxing effects of just sitting down ...
Protecting Manta Rays in Hawaii

Protecting Manta Rays in Hawaii

Manta rays face different challenges around the Big Island of Kona, Hawaii. Learn how you can help us protect the gentle giants of the sea.
How Can You Tell Individual Manta Rays Apart?

How Can You Tell Individual Manta Rays Apart?

For most people, all manta rays look alike. For the trained eye however, there are several ways to recognize individual mantas without too much difficulty.
How Do Mantas Interact with other Marine Life? [video]

How Do Mantas Interact with other Marine Life? [video]

How do mantas interact with other marine life? Discover how manta rays react to eels, sharks and other sea creatures!
Be a Carrier of Kindness

Be a Carrier of Kindness

It’s very hard to wrap your head around the changes the world has seen since our last post about the Coronavirus ...
Mysterious Pink Manta Ray: Does it Really Exist?

Mysterious Pink Manta Ray: Does it Really Exist?

A while ago, a pink manta ray was spotted in the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. And of course, members of our ...
What’s the Best Time to Swim with Manta Rays in Hawaii?

What’s the Best Time to Swim with Manta Rays in Hawaii?

Determine the best time to see manta rays in Hawaii based on ocean conditions and the probability of manta sightings.
Where to See Manta Rays in Aquariums

Where to See Manta Rays in Aquariums

Manta rays are huge and can't stop swimming; it's hard to keep them in an aquarium! However, a few aquariums worldwide host mantas - and this is how it works.
The Impact a Dolphin Rescue Video Can Make (A Remarkable Anniversary Story)

The Impact a Dolphin Rescue Video Can Make (A Remarkable Anniversary Story)

Notch is a bottlenose dolphin who was rescued from a fishing line 2013. Let me tell you the story of David and Lynne, who were deeply affected by this remarkable marine life rescue anniversary story.
A Lesson in Coral Bleaching Reaches Germany

A Lesson in Coral Bleaching Reaches Germany

A recent article we published about the reality of coral bleaching in Hawaii had an unexpected ripple ...

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