manatees

Record Florida Manatee Boat Kills in 2019

For Immediate Release: Monday, December 30, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Record Florida Manatee Boat Kills in 2019 Annual Death Toll Reaches Third Highest; Tops Five-Year Average Washington, DC — This past year has not been a good one for Florida...

Manatee Deaths in 2018 Approaching All-Time Record

Manatee Deaths in 2018 Approaching All-Time Record More Than One-Seventh of Population Perished as Red Tide Mortality Tripled Washington, DC — This past year has been calamitous for Florida’s manatees, with the second highest mortality ever recorded, according to...

September Was Especially Deadly for Florida Manatees

For Immediate Release: Oct 08, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 September Was Especially Deadly for Florida Manatees Red Tide Drives Manatee Mortality So Far in 2018 to Third-Highest All Time Washington, DC — The month of September exacted a terrible toll on...

Manatee Deaths in 2018 Already Top Last Year’s High Toll

For Immediate Release: Aug 20, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Manatee Deaths in 2018 Already Top Last Year’s High Toll Nearly 100 Red Tide-related Deaths so Far; Second-highest Total This Decade Washington, DC — Driven by toxic red tides, Florida manatee...

Disastrous 2018 Brings Record Manatee Deaths

For Immediate Release: Mar 08, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Disastrous 2018 Brings Record Manatee Deaths In Less Than 2 Months, 154 Florida Manatees Perish, One-Third from Cold Stress Washington, DC — The first two months of 2018 have been especially...