Green sea turtles no longer endangered in Florida

Green sea turtles no longer endangered in Florida

Florida Federal wildlife officials have reclassified the species as threatened although that won't change much in terms of regulations in Florida.

It came into effect on April 5th 2016 said Kate Brogan, a spokeswoman for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Green turtles have been protected under as an Endangered Species since 1978

Read about it here:- www.fws.gov/news/ShowNews.cfm?ref=conservation-efforts-for-florida-pacific-coast-green-sea-turtles-w&_ID=35542

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Manatees set for removal from U.S. endangered species list

Manatees set for removal from U.S. endangered species list

Florida's manatee population has grown 500% since 1991, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Improvements in habitat conditions, rescue efforts credited with recovering population

Read more here:- Florida's manatee population has grown 500% since 1991, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says
Improvements in habitat conditions, rescue efforts credited with recovering population

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