About the SA Blog Network

Posts Tagged "boating"

Extinction Countdown

Fewer Manatee Deaths in 2012, but Threats Remain


Unlike a lot of other endangered species, the Florida manatee didn’t have all that bad a year in 2012. Only 392 manatees were found dead in Florida last year (pdf), according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. This figure is a drop from 453 in 2011 (pdf) and well below the record high [...]

Keep reading »

More from Scientific American

Email this Article