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New study reveals the global biology of whale sharks

A new study explores how citizen science has contributed to our understanding of the basic biology and ecology of the whale shark on a global scale.

The publication: 'Undersea Constellations: The Global Biology of an Endangered Marine Megavertebrate Further Informed through Citizen Science', which was lead by Dr Brad Norman was a collaborative effort of 38 scientists, including LAMAVE Executive Directors Dr Alessandro Ponzo and Gonzalo Araujo, as well as David David and Elson Aca from WWF-Philippines. 

LAMAVE SCHOLAR - CHRISTINE MAE V. ALAGON

LAMAVE SCHOLAR - CHRISTINE MAE V. ALAGON

MEET THE LAMAVE SCHOLARS - CHRISTINE (TIN) MAE V. ALAGON

Meet our scholars! Each LAMAVE research project has at least one Filipino Scholar who is sponsored to join our team. These are our amazing LAMAVE Scholars! Our latest scholar post is from Christine "Tin" Mae V. Alagon who was part of our whale shark research team in Northern Mindanao earlier this year. Here’s what the Filipina conservationist had to share with us…

VOLUNTEER BLOG: NICK GRAY

VOLUNTEER BLOG: NICK GRAY

As a volunteer there is much work to be done, but there is also time to slack.

Living “on project”, a day in the life of a LAMAVE volunteer is usually quite busy as there is always work to be done of some sort.  Sometimes it’s easy to focus solely on the task at hand and not get out to enjoy what the island of Cebu has to offer.  I find it’s extremely important to unwind and balance the work life with some personal time.

LAMAVE SCHOLAR - JESAH BALDESANSO

LAMAVE SCHOLAR - JESAH BALDESANSO

MEET THE LAMAVE SCHOLARS - JESAH BALDESANSO 

Meet our scholars! Each LAMAVE research project has at least one Filipino Scholar who is sponsored to join our team. These are our amazing LAMAVE Scholars! Our latest scholar is Jesah Baldesanso who was part of our whale shark research team in Northern Mindanao earlier this year. Here’s what the Filipina conservationist had to share with us…

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Celebrating the listing of the whale shark and the white-spotted wedgefish on CMS Appendices #CMSCOP12

October 26, 2017, Manila, Philippines. The Government of the Philippines' proposal to list the whale shark (Rhincodon typus) in Appendix I and the white-spotted wedgefish (Rhynchobatus australiae) in Appendix II of the Convention on Migratory Species (UNEP-CMS) has been successful. A decision that will mean better international protection for both species. 

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October 23 2017, We are proud to support the Government of the Philippines at the Twelfth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS COP12) being held in Manila, the Philippines.

VOTE NOW!

VOTE NOW!

LAMAVE have been selected as finalists to receive funding from the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA), but we need your help to ensure we win the public vote!

If you can spare 20 seconds, then you can directly help support shark conservation in the Philippines - it's a no brainer - what are you waiting for?! Vote now for Sharks: Umbrella Species for Coral Reef Restoration, Philippines.  

LAMAVE SCHOLAR - BRYAN MADERA

LAMAVE SCHOLAR - BRYAN MADERA

MEET THE LAMAVE SCHOLARS - INTRODUCING BRYAN MADERA!

Meet our scholars! Each LAMAVE research project has at least one Filipino Scholar who is sponsored to join our team. These are our amazing LAMAVE Scholars!  Next up is Bryan Madera who recently joined our whale shark research team in Northern Mindanao. Here’s what the inspiring conservationist had to share with us…