Life, Death, and Conservation of an Ocean Ecosystem

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Feds consider lessened protections fo...

Florida manatee
MECHANICSVILLE, Va.—The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering a proposal to change the status of the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus) from “endangered” to “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act. A Florida manatee at Three Sisters Springs in the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge (Keith Ramos/ [...]