Man-made disaster causing manatees to die in record numbers

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(Florida Today, Jim Waymer, May 5, 2021) Manatees are dying en masse up and down the coasts of Florida. The manatees are starving to death. Mangrove coves and canals that once were havens for the creatures are increasingly empty of them. Decades of conservation success and progress have given way to decaying carcasses and bones of the gentle giants due to food shortages caused by pollution and run-offs. Click here to read the entire article.