Video: In a backwater creek on Florida's southwest coast, endangered manatees are being threatened by more than speedboats and cold snaps. Wildlife officials are racing the clock to save the lives of the gentle giants.
Amanda Robinson is a senior at the University of Florida where she is majoring in journalism and minoring in organizational leadership of nonprofits. She is passionate about pursuing a career in environmental reporting and hopes to showcase her love and knowledge of conservation, sustainability and animals through her writing. In her free time Amanda enjoys volunteering at the local animal shelter, experimenting with new vegetarian recipes, taking hundreds of photographs and exploring the great outdoors.
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