The Last Spring: Protecting Florida’s Manatees

iLCP Fellows Cristina Mittermeier, Paul Nicklen and Neil Ever Osborne report about the tenuous habitat of the endangered Florida Manatees. As humans encroach on their space more and more, there are few places left where they can rest, eat, reproduce, and live the normal lives of wild animals. On top of that, tourists keep wanting to get closer to this gentle giant, to swim with it, touch it and enjoy an unusual wildlife encounter. But are we loving these manatees to death, literally? Click here for the full article.