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Sea otter conservation

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Sea Otters in Elkhorn Slough: A Conservation Success Story

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Protecting Sea Otters

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How Does This Study Help with Sea Otter Conservation?

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Sea otter conservation - Video Learning - WizScience.com

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Sea Otters Hold Hands To Survive The Dangers Of The Open Ocean | BBC Earth

Modern efforts in sea otter conservation began in the early 20th century, when the sea otter was nearly extinct due to large-scale commercial hunting. The sea otter was once abundant in a wide arc across the North Pacific ocean, from northern Japan to Alaska to Mexico. By 1911, hunting for the animal's luxurious fur had reduced the sea otter population to fewer than 2000 individuals in the most remote and inaccessible parts of its range.
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    • Background 

    • Conservation issues 

    • Russia 

    • Alaska 

    • British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon 

    • California