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November 22, 2022 Clinic Petition seeks endangered species protection for manatees

According to the petition, filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, Harvard Law School Animal Law & Policy Clinic, Save the Manatee Club, Miami Waterkeeper and Frank S. Gonzalez Garcia, “The populations of both subspecies of manatees are decreasing.

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November 21, 2022 Clinic Environmental Groups Ask for Manatees to Be Reclassified as ‘Endangered’ Again

“West Indian manatees from Florida to the Caribbean are facing drastic threats from habitat loss, boat strikes, pollution, climate change and toxic algae blooms,” said Ben Rankin, a student attorney at the Harvard Animal Law & Policy Clinic.

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November 21, 2022 Clinic Endangered status sought for manatees as hundreds starve

Manatees that are dying by the hundreds mainly from pollution-caused starvation in Florida should once again be listed as an endangered species, environmental groups said Monday in a petition seeking the change.

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