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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,…

LAKE'S ONLY PAIR OF MANATEES SURVIVE WINTER AS MANATEES DIE AT RECORD PACE

From: Orlando Sentinel

“The trademark Florida species is designated as endangered by the federal government. Jeff Ruch, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility executive director,…

EXTREME WINTER WEATHER BECOMING MORE COMMON AS ARCTIC WARMS, STUDY FINDS

From: The Guardian

“A sharp increase in temperatures across the Arctic since the early 1990s has coincided with an uptick in abnormally cold snaps in winter, particularly in the eastern…

ALARMING NUMBER OF MANATEES ARE DYING IN FLORIDA THIS YEAR

From: Herald Tribune

““Florida’s manatees are one big freeze away from an ecological disaster and need more, not less, protection,” PEER Executive Director Jeff Ruch said in a statement.…

MORE MANATEES DIED FROM COLD STRESS THIS WINTER

From: Florida Today

“More than 150 manatees died in just the first seven weeks of 2018, putting Florida on pace to set an annual record for manatee deaths, according to the Public Employees…


News Releases

SEPTEMBER WAS ESPECIALLY DEADLY FOR FLORIDA MANATEES

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

HURRICANES CREATE POLLUTERS HOLIDAYS IN FLORIDA

Hurricane Irma Led to Massive Animal Waste Discharges with No Monitoring

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

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

SOUTH FLORIDA AWASH IN COW MANURE

State Allows Massive Animal Waste Discharges to Surface and Ground Waters

FLORIDA RACKS UP SECOND WORST ECO-ENFORCEMENT IN 30+ YEARS

Scott Pollution Forgiveness Paints False Picture of Compliance with No Follow-Up