The health of the Earth’s oceans are indicators of our planet’s overall health – when they’re in trouble, so are we. So, it’s important to keep our oceans healthy not just for marine life, but also for the future health of the entire planet.
Posts Categorized: Florida Manatee
Here at Defenders, we love our wildlife and public lands, especially the National Wildlife Refuge System, the only federal lands system dedicated specifically to protecting wildlife and its habitat. Our staff work all over the country to advocate for some of our amazing refuges and the vital role they play in our conservation work.
Manatees depend on warm water habitat in the winter, so they gather in warm springs like Three Sisters Springs in the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. But too much commotion can drive them back out into the cold waters and away from the warmer areas they need.
Toxic Mining Spill in the Animas River: Winning Week for Threatened California Sea Otters: Protecting manatees at Three Sisters Springs: Things may be looking up for sharks: AZGFD Meeting
Washington Wolf Management Done Right; A Victory in the Arctic; Manatees Make Headlines; Discussing Threats to Orca; Help Save the Littlest Porpoise!