Animals
Conservation

Florida’s manatees are dying in record numbers – but a lawsuit offers hope

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Friday, June 10, 2022

Deaths have been particularly high in the Indian River Lagoon on Florida’s east coast. One of the most biologically diverse estuaries in North America, it supports about a third of US manatees. More than 30% of manatee deaths last year occurred here, with many the result of starvation as high levels of water pollution killed off the seagrass on which the animals depend.

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