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Category: Multimedia

Photos: Manta Rays and the Medicinal Belief That Is Killing Them

Indonesia, recognizing mantas as iconic marine creatures with incredible tourism potential value, just declared the world's biggest manta sanctuary at 2.3 million sq. miles. (Shawn Heinrichs for WildAid/Conservation International)
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Investigative conservation journalist Shawn Heinrichs sheds light on Indonesia's endangered manta ray population.

Photo of the Day: Sailing Under the Setting Sun in Thailand

A man in his boat is silhouetted against the setting red sun in Phangan, Thailand on February 18, 2014. (Jens Schott Knudsen/Flickr)
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A man in his boat is silhouetted against the setting red sun in Phangan, Thailand on February 18, 2014. (Jens Schott Knudsen/Flickr)

Video: Capitalism, Dying Languages Inspire Nalini Malani's Modern Shadow Play

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Indian artist Nalini Malani introduces audiences to her video/shadow-play exhibition, Transgressions, now on view at Asia Society Museum, and talks about the various sources of inspiration underlying her work.

Photo of the Day: Sitting Picture Perfect in India

A fox sits still for a photograph in Jorbeer, India on February 2, 2014. (Sumeet Moghe/Flickr)
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A fox sits still for a photograph in Jorbeer, India on February 2, 2014. (Sumeet Moghe/Flickr)

Photos of the Day: Honoring the Lord Shiva

A Hindu Sadhu (holy man) poses for a photograph during the Maha Shivaratri festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on February 27, 2014. Hindus mark the Maha Shivratri festival by offering special prayers and fasting to worship Lord Shiva, the lord of destruction. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
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In India and Nepal, devoted Hindus dress up in elaborate costumes to celebrate Maha Shivrati or the Great Night of Shiva in reverence of Lord Shiva, lord of destruction.

Photo of the Day: A Great Wall Covered in Smog in China

The Jinshanling Great Walls shrouded in smog in Chengde, Hebei Province of China on February 24, 2014. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)
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The Jinshanling Great Walls shrouded in smog in Chengde, Hebei Province of China on February 24, 2014. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Video: Introducing Parnashavari, A Fierce-Looking Healer Dressed in Leaves

Featured in Asia Society Museum's latest exhibition, Parnashavari is a Tibetan Buddhist deity known for her ability to heal injury and cure disease.
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Meet the goddess Parnashavari, who features prominently in Asia Society Museum's new exhibition Golden Visions of Densatil: A Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, on view through May 18.

Photo of the Day: Serene Waters in Pakistan

The calm blue waters of Lake Tarbela in Haripur, Pakistan January 10, 2014. (Nauman Sadiq/Flickr)
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The calm blue waters of Lake Tarbela in Haripur, Pakistan January 10, 2014. (Nauman Sadiq/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Riding Along the Curve in India

A man rides his bicycle along a curving path in Kochi, India on February 6, 2014. (Alexander Ess/Flickr)
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A man rides his bicycle along a curving path in Kochi, India on February 6, 2014. (Alexander Ess/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Sailing Through Greenery in China

A couple of boats make their way on water through green mountains in China on February 19, 2014. (Frans van der Kuil/Flickr)
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A couple of boats make their way on water through green mountains in China on February 19, 2014. (Frans van der Kuil/Flickr)