Save Ourselves by Saving Wildlife: Save the Manatee Club

We Can Remake The World

28-03-2022 • 1 hr 16 mins

Nature is sending us a warning. Are we listening? Last year on Florida's east coast over 1,100 manatees died from starvation, which is more manatees than we had alive in Florida just 40 years ago. What is causing the loss of food sources for manatees and other aquatic life? What does it mean for us? Can we do anything about it? Join us for our conversation with Patrick Rose, Executive Director of the hugely influential Save the Manatee Club. Patrick tells us about the warning signs scientists have seen coming for decades, why we've reached a tipping point, and how manatees are offering us an opportunity to save ourselves - our wildlife, our water, our health - by saving them first.

SUPPORT Patrick and Save the Manatee Club: Learn more , donate, and get involved at https://www.savethemanatee.org/.

CHALLENGE: The Lorax challenge. Adopt a cause. Pick something personal for you. Become an expert about your cause and then get loud about it. How can you bring more awareness and action to what you've chosen to support? Be the Lorax for your chosen cause.

TAKEAWAYS: 1: We are the problem but we are also the solution. 2: It's not too late but we're getting close. If we can find a way to turn things around it will change everything. 3: It's time to get serious and take action. Now.

Visit www.wecanremaketheworld.com for more info and resources.

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