Tag Archives: manatees

Don’t blame fishermen for fishery problems

After many years of listening to debates over our declining environment and fisheries, I think I have come up with a simple solution to these complex problems. We need to start killing off as many manatees and groupers as we can, as soon as possible. Let’s start with manatees; there are simply too many of them for areas like the Indian River Lagoon. In fact, it is the cute cuddly manatee that has caused the environmental collapse of the lagoon. Of course the estimated 300,000 septic tanks, leaky sewer lines, approximately 545,000 human residents in Brevard County, run-off from agricultural operations, golf courses, lawns, etc.,,, Read the rest here 13:43

Sewerage Nitrates are Killers. Dolphins, manatees dying in record numbers

Unprecedented number of dolphins, manatees dying in Florida’s Indian River Lagoon. Can’t blame over fishing on this one, but I’ll bet these nitrates are the true culprit of declining fish populations. [email protected]  10:59