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 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 ...

Feds: Manatees No Longer Endangered - WGCU News

One of the symbols of Florida is no longer an endangered species. That's according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which announced Thursday they're downlisting the manatee from endangered to threatened. Manatees have been classified as ...

Manatees No Longer Endangered - ClickLancashire

Jim Kurth, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's acting director spoke to this in a statement, saying, "While there is still more work to be done to fully recover manatee populations, particularly in the Caribbean, manatee numbers are increasing and we ...