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MANATEES NO LONGER LISTED AS ENDANGERED

From: Panama City News Herald

“The following month, a group called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility threatened to sue the state agency if it didn’t ban “swim-with”…

BOATS KILL RECORD NUMBERS OF FLORIDA MANATEES IN 2016

From: Orlando Sentinel

"In a recent statement, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the rise in fatal collisions could be the result of declining enforcement of…

BOATS KILL RECORD NUMBER OF FLORIDA MANATEES IN 2016

From: NWF Daily News

"In a recent statement, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the rise in fatal collisions could be the result of declining enforcement of…

MONARCH BUTTERFLIES AND MANATEES ARE ON A BIG REBOUND

From: The Durango Herald

"Even as the round, soft and squishy animals thrive, groups such as Save the Manatees and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility have expressed concern…

ARE AFFECTIONATE TOURISTS HARMING ENDANGERED FLORIDA MANATEES

From: Dogonews

"Jeff Ruch, Executive Director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, says that touching was initially sanctioned to educate people about the animals…


News Releases

RECORD MANATEE DEATHS IN 2013 ON SURGING RED TIDES

Fatalities More than Double; Red Tide Deaths Equal Combined 8 Year-Total

MANATEE SAFEGUARD LIMITS UNDERMINE EFFECTIVENESS

Pending Kings Bay Manatee Refuge Long Overdue But May Be Too Little Too Late

MAKE EMERGENCY MANATEE MEASURES STRONGER AND PERMANENT

115 Manatee Deaths So Far in 2011; Emergency Safeguards Lapse in Mid-March

FEDS ANNOUNCE EMERGENCY RULE TO PROTECT MANATEES

Expanded Manatee Refuge and Winter Limits on Boating, Swimming and Fishing

NEW LAWSUIT LOOMS FOR MANATEE PROTECTION

Record Mortality Cited in Legal Notice Seeking Sanctuary Designation