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Precipitous Decline in Sea Otters

"Coastal Alaska is home to about 90% of the world's sea otters and follow up surveys in the "six major island groups of Southwest Alaska" are confirming declines of up to 91%. Said one biologist, "We have no evidence that the decline is stopping. We had a red flag before. We have a much bigger red flag now."" (Excerpt from GREENLines, Tuesday, November 27, 2001, Issue #1514, by The Endangered Species Coalition,

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