Fun Children's Books about Manatees and Other Sea Life

Can Climate Change Affect Manatees? April 20, 2021

The Florida manatee is a threatened species and as climate change begins affecting its main food source – seagrass, these ecosystem changes will bring an adverse effect to this marine mammal. Greetings to you! As you know, I’ve been blogging on the subject of Climate Change. This week, I want to talk about the perils…

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Climate Change Creates Disaster Recipe for Lake Michigan! March 25, 2021

Climate Change unleashes Lake Michigan’s Hot Water as it Bleeds down to its Bottom.   Credit: CCO Public Domain Greetings to you! Unfortunately, I have more sobering news on the subject of Climate Change. According to a recent report published a few days ago by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA], “Water hundreds of feet…

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5 Manatees Released back to their Habitat! March 24, 2021

Here are two of the five manatees released from Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. Photo/Joel Bells Greetings to you! I’m fairly sure you’ll enjoy this blog, as it definitely brings you great manatee news! Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens recently released 5 rehabilitated manatees back into their natural habitat. And this release was the largest in the…

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Climate Change Turns the Heat Up on Lakes! January 25, 2021

Greetings to you! Some recent research from Dr. lestyn Woolway, a research fellow at the European Space Agency’s Climate Office in the UK, told The Independent, “Lakes experience heatwaves and are sensitive to variations in the climate.”  This study was published in Nature on January 20, 2021. The research studied how “hundreds of lake temperatures changed across the world, from the period 1901…

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Climate Change Continues Banishing Heat Records! January 5, 2021

Greetings and Happy New Year to you! I wish I could bring you some happier news about climate change, however unprecedented heat records are continuing to break. Climate modeling created by U.S. researchers titled, “Global multi-model projections of local urban climates,” showed “the planet’s cities – home to more than half of the global population could see dramatic temperature…

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Christmas Trees Live Underwater Too? December 13, 2020

Hello! Happy Holidays to you! 2020 sure has been a challenging year for each of us. However, I think you’ll find this seasonal blog pretty cool, especially since you and I are in the heart of the Holiday Season. Did you know that there is actually a living organism in the ocean called a Christmas Tree…

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Manatee Awareness Month – Manatee Facts! November 20, 2020

Greetings – Happy Manatee Awareness Month! To celebrate manatees, here’s a blog on manatee facts.  The manatee is a large marine mammal with a paddle-shaped tail and two flippers. Interestingly, the manatee is closely related to elephants.  Yours truly is actually a Florida manatee. I’m also known as a West Indian Manatee. The Antillean manatee is also known as a West Indian Manatee.…

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