Conservation Groups Target EPA Over Florida Manatee DeathsThree conservation groups moved Monday toward filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection over water-quality problems that have led to a record number of manatee deaths this year in Florida.
Florida Manatee Deaths Rise As Pollutants Kill SeagrassManatees deaths are on the rise along Florida's east coast because algae blooms and contaminants are killing the seagrass the beloved sea mammals eat, a wildlife official told a House committee Tuesday.
Florida Congressman Urges 'Endangered Status' For Manatees Dying At 'Staggering' RateFour years after federal wildlife officials reclassified manatees from endangered to threatened, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., called Monday for a reversal of the decision.
Florida Fish & Wildlife Investigating Spike In Manatee DeathsA huge spike in manatee deaths across the state is being investigated by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission while biologists and other experts are left wondering why so many of the threatened species are dying.
Galaxy Star Dave Bautista Offers Reward For 'Trump' Etched ManateeA $20,000 reward is being offered by “Guardians of the Galaxy” actor Dave Bautista to catch whoever scrawled “Trump” onto a Florida manatee's back.
$5,000 Reward Offered After Someone Scrawls ‘TRUMP’ Into Florida Manatee’s BackThere is now a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for carving the word ‘Trump’ onto the back of a manatee in north Florida’s Homosassa River.
Florida Manatee Mutilated By Someone Who Etched 'Trump' Onto Its BackFederal wildlife authorities in Florida are looking for the person or persons who mutilated a manatee by carving the word “Trump” onto its back.
Minnow The Manatee Released Back Into The WildThe coronavirus pandemic has kept visitors from enjoying the Miami Seaquarium, but it has not kept the Seaquarium’s manatee rescue, rehabilitation and release team from its mission.
FWC Rescues Manatee Struck By Boat In SW FloridaA female manatee, which was the victim of a boat strike, is in critical condition in Tampa after being rescued near Fort Myers Beach.
Two Rescued Manatees Released In Florida Keys WatersTwo manatees rescued by Florida Keys-based marine mammal rescue volunteers were returned to Keys waters Wednesday.
FWC Investigating Video Of Boater Hitting Manatee With PoleThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is investigating a video that appears to show a man on a boat touching a manatee with a pole.
Record Number Of Manatees Killed By Boaters In 2019It's manatee season across Florida, a time when boaters are supposed to slow down for the gentle sea giants, but some folks just aren't following the rules which led to deadly results.
Rescued Manatee Named 'Bingley' Released Back Into Florida WatersAfter completing its rehabilitation, a rescued manatee has been released back into Florida waters.
Manatee Rescued After Being Injured By Boat Is Released Back Into WildA manatee is back in the wild, months after being injured by a boat.
Miami Seaquarium Returns 'Twizzler' The Rescued Manatee Back To The WildTen rescued sea turtles and three manatees arrived at the Miami Seaquarium this week for rehabilitation as the marine park said goodbye Thursday to Twizzler the manatee, who was returned to the wild.