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Adopt a Florida Manatee

adopt a Florida manatee

If you like to plan early for holiday shopping season, Save the Manatee Club wants to let you know you have the option to adopt a real Florida manatee for family and friends.  More than 30 manatees are available for adoption and can be viewed at savethemanatee.org/adopt. Save the Manatee Club, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, was co-founded in 1981 by

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USCG is Testing Eco-Friendly Moorings for Navigational Buoys

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) uses navigational buoys to direct water traffic and to protect vulnerable benthic ecosystems such as seagrass communities and coral reefs in U.S. waters. However, most buoys are currently attached to the seafloor by concrete anchors, also called sinkers, and heavy metal chains that can have just as significant an impact on marine life themselves.

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