As southern sea otter population recover from near extinction due to hunting for the fur trade, they are still suffering from low genetic diversity. A new study examines the most effective way to save them.
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Once again, sea otters are helping to demonstrate that the conservation of one species can have significant benefits to many others.
One study, based on over 40 year’s worth of data, has now shown the crucial role sea otters play in the kelp forests in which they inhabit.