Manatees no longer listed as endangered - The News Herald

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife on Thursday tweeted, “#WildlifeWin! Thanks to working together, increases in habitat & population, manatees are now listed as threatened.” By Amy B Wang | The Washington Post. Manatees — those comically blimp-like “sea cows” ...

It's official: Manatee no longer listed as endangered - Q13 FOX

MIAMI — Florida's growing manatee population is a “dramatic turnaround” from the 1970s, the federal government said as it officially removed the aquatic creatures from the endangered list. The West Indian manatee will now be considered threatened — a ...

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 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 ...