Posts Categorized: Florida Manatee

Manatee, © Brian J. Skerry / National Geographic Stock

World Oceans Day »

The ocean plays a critical role in supporting life on this planet. It generates most of the oxygen we breathe, helps feed us, regulates our climate, cleans our drinking water, and even offers ideas for potential medicines.

Manatee, © Brian J. Skerry / National Geographic Stock

Florida Manatees Need Our Help »

Florida manatees are facing a tougher summer than usual this year, as toxic algae and a lack of food add to the biggest threat they face each summer: Being hit by boats. If you’re in manatee country, learn these simple steps for keeping these gentle giants safe.