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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…

2018 COULD BE BAD YEAR FOR MANATEES, PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY SAYS

From: WPTV

“According to the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, 166 manatees have died so far this year. Cold weather is to blame for 51."

Read More … | Mar 13, 2018 | Tags: Florida, Manatees


News Releases

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

FLORIDA MANATEES GET SCROOGED FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Chamber of Commerce Pressures Delay of Manatee “Swim-With” Safeguards

NEW MANATEE SAFEGUARDS NEED TO BE STRENGTHENED

Inadequate Enforcement Unless Refuge Adopts Video Monitoring System