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Science Mondays: That Cruise You Want To Take May Kill Manatees

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With COVID shutdowns, the manatees of Belize have had the best grass-munching, cruise ship-free year of their lives. Now as the Caribbean nation ramps up its tourism to save itself from economic collapse, their underwater habitat is more at risk than ever before. It’s a “save the economy or save the planet” dilemma.  See this story from VICE News below.

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