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FWC RESCUES MANATEE HIT BY BOAT NEAR SANFORD MARINA

From: WFTV9 ABC

“The injury comes as watchdog groups say Florida is on pace for another record year for manatee deaths in 2018. A total 166 manatees have died statewide through March…

COLD SNAP EXPECTED TO CONTRIBUTE TO SPIKE IN MANATEE DEATHS

From: WSBTV2

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility officials said the first two months of 2018 have been especially deadly for Florida manatees. ">Read…

SPIKE IN MANATEE DEATHS BLAMED ON COLD STRESS

From: CBS Fox 30

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility officials said the first two months of 2018 have been especially deadly for Florida manatees. ">Read…

ALGAE BLOOMS ALREADY CAUSING DAMAGE IN BAY AREA

From: Fox 13

“This year, 10 manatees have already died from red tied, according to the nonprofit government watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER).">

MANATEE DEATHS ON PACE TO SET ANOTHER RECORD | THUMB DOWN

From: TC Palm

“While advocates such as the nonprofit government watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility worry the figures prove manatees need more protection,…


News Releases

SEPTEMBER WAS ESPECIALLY DEADLY FOR FLORIDA MANATEES

Red Tide Drives Manatee Mortality So Far in 2018 to Third-Highest All Time

MANATEE DEATHS IN 2018 ALREADY TOP LAST YEAR’S HIGH TOLL

Nearly 100 Red Tide-Related Deaths So Far; Second-Highest Total This Decade

DISASTROUS 2018 BRINGS RECORD MANATEE DEATHS

In Less Than 2 Months, 154 Florida Manatees Perish, One-Third from Cold Stress

500 MANATEE DEATHS IN 2017…AND COUNTING

Last Year’s Mortality Spike Already Topped Before December Cold Snaps

MANATEE MORTALITY SPIKED IN 2016

Record Number of Florida Manatees Killed by Boat Collisions