Ticket To Write | Manatees Benefit From Humans' Unintended Help

People and manatees don’t always mix well. Humans bring pollution and development and speedboats that threaten manatee habitat or directly injure the giant, gentle sea cows. But in southern Florida, there’s also a strange, and strangely moving, symbiosis at work between the two species.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-TRAVEL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-TRAVEL"};

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  • Ticket to Write | Manatees benefit from humans' unintended help
    People and manatees don’t always mix well. Humans bring pollution and development and speedboats that threaten manatee habitat or directly injure the giant, gentle sea cows. But in southern Florida, ...
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    If you would like to help manatees, you can write a letter or send an email to Florida’s governor to show strong support for manatee protection. Next, you can write your U.S. senator and representative. If you live in Florida, you can also write your state senator and representative!
    12/6/2019 - 5:53 pm | View Website
  • Manatee Facts
    Other conservation measures deemed important to saving manatees include: research addressing biology, mortality, population and distribution, behavior, and habitat of manatees; implementation of management plans; posting of regulatory speed signs and levying of fines for excess speeds in designated areas; manatee education and public awareness programs; and public acquisition of critical habitat and creation of sanctuaries.
    12/6/2019 - 11:48 am | View Website
  • How to Swim with Manatees in Crystal River, Florida
    The Best Time to Swim With Manatees. However, the best time of year for this is between November and April. When manatees are more likely to leave Gulf of Mexico for the warmer waters of Crystal River. Tours can’t guarantee you’ll see a manatee so it’s best to plan your trip according to the time of year when the odds are in your favor.
    12/6/2019 - 3:56 am | View Website
  • The Insite
    Manatee. This can produce disease in manatees. Pollution: Manatees need to be protected from the garbage that people on boats dump into the already polluted bays and streams of southern and central Florida. It is becoming more and more difficult to protect the manatee as more people use their habitat for recreation.
    12/3/2019 - 2:33 am | View Website
  • 5 Reasons Why Manatees are Important • Captain Mike's ...
    Endowed with a passive and non-aggressive demeanor, manatees are not only fun to watch but also provide fascinating lessons about how they live. They are also part of a thriving ecosystem in which they eat plants and control the growth of vegetation that can obstruct Florida waterways.Here are 5 reasons why manatees are important: 1.
    11/29/2019 - 5:11 pm | View Website
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