There's a whole lotta euphoria in the air today regarding CITES and well done to everyone who had a hand in the new listings for species like Manta's and OWT's.
If there was one clear sign that the past decade of action for sharks and rays has been successful it was the announcements of today and the well heeled, well funded opposition groups, who failed to rally the necessary votes to keep sharks and rays from being listed in CITES.
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