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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 )

- 2695 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.
Cold Weather Killing Florida's Manatees
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, death, manatees, suffering, protection, environment, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2720 days ago -
Unusually cold weather last winter killed Florida's endangered manatees at a record rate, a report said
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, manatees, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 2749 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
Florida Adopts New and Improved Endangered and Threatened Species Rule
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, manatees, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2793 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
Quest to Protect Manatee Habitat Underway in Pinellas County, Florida
Animals  (tags: Manatees, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, environment, protection, extinction, conservation, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2845 days ago -
ST. PETERSBURG,FL. --- A St. Petersburg man is on a kayaking mission to keep the area waterways clean for manatees and other wildlife - and he's hoping to land a big grant to help him do it.
Three Sisters Springs Is Saved and Will Save Manatees
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, manatees, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2865 days ago -
It's been a long time coming, but it looks like Three Sisters Springs has finally been saved
Support the Purchase of Three Sisters Springs for Manatees ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, manatees, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 2897 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.
Cold Temperatures Take a Tragic Toll on Manatees
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, manatees, protection, wildlife )

- 2960 days ago -
Although spring has sprung in Florida, and temperatures are slowly starting to warm, tragically, manatees are still being affected by the lingering cold temperatures experienced this winter.
Record Number of Manatee Deaths in Florida
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, manatees, deaths, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 2980 days ago -
As of March 19, biologists have documented 431 manatee carcasses in Florida waters so far in 2010. This data shows that in just three months the number of manatee deaths has exceeded the highest number on record for a whole year, which was 429 in 2009.
Less Than Three Months in, 2010 Manatee Deaths Set Annual Record
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, manatees, death, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2995 days ago -
Three months into 2010, Florida already has set an annual record for manatee deaths, and the number is expected to continue rising.
Take Action! Manatees in Sarasota County Need Your Help!
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, manatees, Sarasota County )

- 3010 days ago -
There are two things you can do to help: 1. Send the following letter by Friday, February 26th at 5:00 p.m. to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, telling them that you support their proposal to increase speed zones in Sarasota Count
Everglades Plants and Animals Killed By Cold
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, death, manatees, cold weather, environment, protection )

- 3027 days ago -
Around 280 manatees huddle in the embayment area at the Florida Power & Light warm water outfall from the temporary heating system at the Riviera plant in Riviera Beach in early January. The plant was shut down due to future plans to modernize it in 2010
Cold Took Heavy Toll on Wildlife, But Most Will Recover
Animals  (tags: crocodiles, manatees, pythons, died, cold weather )

- 3028 days ago -
Despite four decades of slogging through Everglades marshes and mangroves, wildlife ecologist Frank Mazzotti had never experienced anything like the aftermath of frigid January. The confirmed casualty count so far: o At least 70 dead crocodiles
Unprecedented Number of Cold-Related Manatee Deaths in Florida
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, wildlife, animalwelfare, animals, manatees, environment, endangered, protection )

- 3035 days ago -
The cold period that began on January 2nd and lasted nearly two weeks continues to have an impact on Florida manatees.

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