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Protect Manatees By Requiring Propeller Guards On All Boats in Florida Waters ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, manatees, protection, wildlife, environment, wildanimals )

- 1765 days ago -
Manatee deaths are skyrocketing in Florida. Requiring propeller shields on boats is the right thing to do! The waters are becoming more crowded every day, and no relief for our endangered manatee in sight. The argument against this rational approach
Ask Governor Crist to Veto CS/HB 7059
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, Manatees )

- 2745 days ago -
A bill that was recently passed by the Florida House and Senate (CS/HB 7059) will threaten protection for seagrass, which is an important food source for our endangered manatees. We need your immediate help to stop this bad bill in its tracks.
Support the Purchase of Three Sisters Springs for Manatees ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, manatees, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 1988 days ago -
Please take action for manatees! By signing the petition below, you will send an email message to Ken Reecy at the Florida Communities Trust, showing your support for the purchase of the Three Sisters Springs property through the FCT program.
Take ACTION for Manatees
Animals  (tags: manatees, wildlife, animalwelfare, Florida, Tea Baggers )

- 1516 days ago -
Let City and County Officials Know You are Appalled by Deadly High Speed Watercraft in Kings Bay
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, manatees, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 1840 days ago -
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today an emergency rulemaking to expand federal protection areas for manatees in Citrus County, Florida, creating a refuge that includes all of Kings Bay in Crystal River. These new provisions will provide
TAKE ACTION NOW! Give Manatees Sanctuary in Kings Bay
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, endangered, animals, manatees, animaladvocates, humans, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 619 days ago -
Endangered manatees travel to the warm springs of Kings Bay, in Florida's Citrus County, to survive the cold winters. Upon their arrival, they are rebuffed by thousands of humans whose careless behaviors deny them access to or chase them from these critic
People Lack Understanding About Animals
Animals  (tags: animals, understanding, wildanimals, pets, dogs, cats, birds, wildlife, protection, baboons, manatees )

- 2964 days ago -
Most people don't realize animals think or feel, or that they are often logical and extremely communicative. Constantly amazed at how ignorant my fellow humans are about animals. Yet humans attribute the ignorance to the animals rather than to themselves.
Florida Tea Party Worries About Government's Secret Manatee Conspiracy
Animals  (tags: manatees, wildlife, animalwelfare, Florida, Tea Baggers )

- 1592 days ago -
"We cannot elevate nature above people," explained Edna Mattos, 63, leader of the Citrus County Tea Party Patriots, in an interview. "That's against the Bible and the Bill of Rights."
Record Number of Manatees Died in Florida Last Year, Many Due to 'Cold Stress'
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, manatees, death, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering )

- 1786 days ago -
A record number of manatees died in Florida in 2010, and officials blame many of the deaths on the year's unusually cold weather.
Florida Adopts New and Improved Endangered and Threatened Species Rule
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, manatees, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1884 days ago -
On September 1st, after years of work spurred on by concerned environmental groups like Save the Manatee Club, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission adopted a new and improved Endangered and Threatened Species rule at their Commission
Manatee Deaths Jump to New Record in Florida
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, death, manatees, protection, suffering, killing, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 947 days ago -
At least 431 manatees have died in Florida waters so far this year, exceeding in less than three months the total for any full calendar year on record, authorities said
Fla.'s Big Chill: Manatees Huddle, Turtles Stunned
Animals  (tags: manatees, turtles, cold weather, habitat, wildlife )

- 2150 days ago -
As temperatures plummet and heavy snow blankets the northern hemisphere, it is not just people who are feeling the effects. The wildlife too has been forced to find new ways to keep warm, as Penny Spiller reports.
Edible Marine Mammals: Study Finds 87 Species Are Eaten Around The World (PHOTOS)
Animals  (tags: environment, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, endangered, extinction, habitat, suffering, whales, slaughter, dolphins, manatees, humans, sadness, society, environment, worldwide )

- 1398 days ago -
For the most part, marine mammals -- whales, dolphins, manatees, seals, polar bears -- are taboo as sources of food for people. Habitat destruction, bycatch and overfishing have depleted the global populations of these species, in many cases, to endangerm
TAKE ACTION FOR MANATEES! On Earth Day 2011, Fight For Our Environmental Protections!
Animals  (tags: ecosystems, animals, animalwelfare, MANATEES, manatees, protection, humans, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, endangered, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 1682 days ago -
send a message to Florida Governor Rick Scott,asking him not to sign any bill that weakens or eliminates environmental protection. The Florida Forever Act, which has saved almost 9.4 million acres of environmentally sensitive lands, is being zeroed out of

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