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Room To Move : Struggling Survival Of the Southern Sea Otters
Animals  (tags: Sea Otters, Wildlife Service almost had them wiped o )

- 2397 days ago -
Back in the 1980s, oil spills were considered the greatest threat to sea otters on California's central coast. Defenders' supporters sent more than 11,600 comments to FWS to show their support for the repeal of the "no otter zone."
ACTION ALERT: Vote NO to Sea Otter Fur Trade! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: sea otters, endangered, protection, threatened, fur trade, cruelty )

- 2612 days ago -
Alaska Representative Donald Young has introduced a bill (H.R. 2714), to restart the fur trade of northern sea otters. The International Union for Conservation of Nature still lists the sea otter as an endangered species,
Animals  (tags: sea otters, leglisation, threateneing, fur trade, sea otters, conservation, protection )

- 2614 days ago -
H.R. 2714, a bill introduced by Rep. Donald Young (R- Alaska) threatens to restart the fur trade of northern sea otters. All sea otters are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act which makes it illegal to hunt a sea otter or sell any product
Sea Otter Deaths Jump in 2010
Animals  (tags: animals, sea otters, marine mammals, populations, wildanimals, environment, AnimalWelfare )

- 3097 days ago -
A record number of sea otter bodies were found on California coastlines last year, a trend that leaves scientists and conservationists concerned for the future of the furry ocean animals. About 304 carcasses were found in 2010
Take Action for the Cailfornia Sea Otters!
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, sea otters, endangered, protection, conservation )

- 3157 days ago -
The Southern Sea Otter Recovery and Research Act (S. 1748) would help to enable a greater effort on behalf of sea otter survival. Sign the petition in support of this important legislation!
2010: A Fatal Year for Pacific Sea Otters
Animals  (tags: tragedy, sea otters, disappearing, humans, destruction, habitat, conservation )

- 3172 days ago -
Monterey Bay Aquarium, located between San Francisco and Los Angeles, has long been at the forefront of sea otter research and conservation along the California coast. Through rehabilitation and release, sea otters get a second chance at survival in the
Support Sea Otter Recovery ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, sea otters, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3174 days ago -
California's sea otters are dying. They wash ashore, dead, when they should be in the prime of their life. Some deaths are the result of predators, but others could be linked to infectious disease and illness associated with environmental causes,
Endangered Sea Otters Threatened By Toxic Algae
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, sea otters, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, death )

- 3176 days ago -
A wildlife pathologist with the California Department of Fish and Game, Dr. Miller first began noticing a rash of mysterious southern sea otter deaths in 2007
Alaska's Sea Otters Being Killed in High Numbers By Orcas, Report Says
Animals  (tags: reports, sea otters, disappearing, alaka oceans, killed by orcas )

- 3197 days ago -
A report by government scientists says killer whales are likely driving sea otters to perilously low levels in southwest Alaska. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's recovery plan for sea otters considered a slew of possible reasons for why the animal
Sea Otter Awareness Week!
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, sea otters, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3217 days ago -
Sea Otter Awareness Week 2010 will be celebrated September 26 - October 2. Every year, Defenders of Wildlife organizes and promotes Sea Otter Awareness Week to teach people about the integral role that sea otters play in the nearshore marine ecosystem
Help Sea Otter Populations Recover ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, sea otters, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3267 days ago -
Southern Sea Otter populations have been dropping drastically for almost ten years. High mortality rates and low birth rates have scientists worried about the species itself and the repercussions this population drop will have on the food chain
As BP Promised, the Walruses Are Fine: Stephanie Grace
Animals  (tags: walruses, sea otters, sea lions and seals, Alaska )

- 3325 days ago -
When BPGlobalPR, a popular parody of BP's official Twitter feed, asked readers last week to "cut us some slack" because "we've kinda just been winging this whole 'deepwater drilling' thing," it was, quite obviously, a joke
Will Your Representative Help Sea Otters? TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, sea otters, recovery )

- 3352 days ago -
Please urge your Representative to cosponsor the Southern Sea Otter Recovery and Research Act (H.R. 556) and help keep sea otters on the road to recovery
Sea Otters in Danger of Foreclosure
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, sea otters, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3448 days ago -
It's not an easy time to be a marine mammal off the coast of California. First, a sea lion was robbed at gunpoint; shot in the face for allegedly stealing fish from a fisherman (the man was charged with felony animal cruelty, and the sea lion is
Action Alert:Help Defend Sea Otters From Destructive Drilling
Animals  (tags: wildlife, habitat, sea otters, whales, drilling, environment, humans )

- 3471 days ago -
Home to imperiled sea otters, whales and sea lions and the world's largest run of sockeye salmon, Alaska's Bristol Bay is a national treasure

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