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Success Story
November 2014 - Working with local advocates and conservation allies, Defenders' Florida staff helped protect critical habitat for imperiled wildlife from a construction project.
Manatees, © Jan Reyniers
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As manatees search for the warm-water shelters once common along the Florida coast, we take this time to raise public awareness of the threats to these beloved but endangered sea creatures.
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March, 2013: Defenders spearheaded a massive outreach campaign to spread the word about easy steps people can take to protect the critically endangered Florida panther.