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Science and Conservation of Sea Otters

Beyond Kelp: How Sea Otters Cultivate Healthy Estuaries

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The role of sea otters in sustaining a healthy kelp ecosystem is well known, however new research from Monterey Bay in California, reveals how the presence of sea otters builds seagrass habitat, which in-turn buffers the effects of pollution and increases marine productivity in the estuary.

Explore this article from The Guardian…