Manatees are making a comeback - New York Post

On Thursday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service changed Florida manatees' conservation status from “endangered” to “threatened,” following a 10-year population boom. There are about 6,620 manatees in the Sunshine State, according a preliminary survey.

Manatees FTW! Sea Cows Escape 'Endangered' Status - Live Science

Dire environmental reports are seemingly everywhere, but today, there's a bit of good news: The roly-poly West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus) is doing so well that the species is no longer considered endangered. Significant increases in manatee ...

Manatees Are No Longer An Endangered Species, So 2017 Isn't All That Bad - Elite Daily

Everyone's favorite random sea creature has been downgraded from “endangered” to “threatened” by the US Interior Department, so maybe 2017 isn't so bad, after all. Manatee covering its eyes. REX/Shutterstock. The decision comes after 6,620 sea cows ...

Manatees get 'downlisted' from 'endangered' to 'threatened.' Why are environmentalists angry? - Christian Science Monitor

By focusing on the manatees' growing numbers, the feds may have overlooked significant threats to the species' future health. Monitor's Best: Top 5. A 20-mile long 'spacescraper' dangling from an asteroid: Could it work? Westinghouse bankruptcy: What ...