Video Archive

Explore this collection of videos and short films on sea otters and their ecology (More coming soon)

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wcy-i_IJH9Y   KQED video 2007 (13 min), on sea otter mortality

https://futureoftheocean.wordpress.com/tag/sea-otter/   Monterey Bay Aquarium article with video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASJ82wyHisE&sns=fb  Sea Otters vs Urchins in Canada’s Kelp Forests 2015 (2:07) Simon Fraser Univ. Pew Fellowship

http://blog.seattleaquarium.org/conservation/recovery-for-sea-otters/  Seattle Aquarium recovery of Washington sea otters 2015 with embedded video https://youtu.be/9TTgaMcTa1I  (41 secs, floating sea otters) from 2010 

https://watch.opb.org/video/the-serengeti-rules-41dfru/?continuousplayautoplay=true  First 20 min or

Elakha Alliance You Tube Channel:    

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg8_bsUkt07bDlMJEN1cCQg

(or   https://tinyurl.com/ElakhaVideos )  Access all the videos from this page.

To view individual videos directly:

01  Salomon/Wilson  overview  https://youtu.be/3-PoobUS7nA

02  Lilian Carswell CA  status https://youtu.be/-l70hvmhEsI

03  Deanna Lynch  WA  status https://youtu.be/DaHFcjeVkSQ

04  Jim Bodkin  BC status  https://youtu.be/3RCn89n4u7Y

05  Jim Bodkin  Alaska  status https://youtu.be/CTy2x-2LRyk

06  Shawn Larson Genetics  https://youtu.be/h6vaSSrQNvU

07  Bobbi Hall Archeology  https://youtu.be/Dz9mH40tR74

08  Hannah Wellman  subspecies gradient  https://youtu.be/MfKGM4whfXk

09  Sarah Hamilton Oregon kelp  https://youtu.be/8Tr74fyVfNc

10  Dominique Kone  1970 – 71 OR translocation  https://youtu.be/EFyLbB_nBeU

11  Jim Bodkin  Lessons learned  https://youtu.be/CTy2x-2LRyk

Elakha presentation in Gold Beach Mar 10, 2020  https://currycountyvoices.com/programs/

Miscellaneous Videos

2019  https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/sponsorstory/5-facts-you-didnt-know-about-sea-otters 

Selka at MBA   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1WfvC3tqGA

Sea Otter Fur  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zxqg_um1TXI

Sea Otter Fantastic Fur  https://www.pbs.org/video/deep-look-fantastic-fur-sea-otters/

X Sea Otters decoded  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=De8vZW8ws6o

Sea Otters at GA Aquarium 2 otters meet  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4_IJv2zuvQ

When Hardy Met Katmai  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bWwQO9NmwI

Rescued pup at Alaska Sea Life Center  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KDVdCoaopY

Sea Otter Pups’ First Thanksgiving  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bV0aTiay_Uk 

501 Introduced to Tula Mom  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdy7DEhvsVU

Rescued pup   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgzjGUg7zbQ

Nature:  Sea otter behavior   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0OyhHeelyo 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yalEBoVMNk8     Kelp and Urchins

http://oregonstate.adobeconnect.com/p0ptgutrhnlh/  Dominique Kone Masters presentation HMSC December 18, 2019   also Dom’s thesis:  https://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/concern/graduate_thesis_or_dissertations/bv73c622c?locale=en

https://oregonstate.adobeconnect.com/_a827349107/p52xmx1sobvh/?proto=true  Dr. Tim Tinker, HMSC, December 19, 2019  A Question of Scale

2019 Serengeti Rules  https://watch.opb.org/video/the-serengeti-rules-41dfru/?continuousplayautoplay=true

2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRGg5it5FMI  Keystone Species and Trophic Cascades: Sea Otters, Kelp and More (with Bob Paine, Jim Estes) May, 2016 (19:56)   Howard Hughes Medical Institute

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUl_y6QrMUs  Jim Estes lecture on Sea Otters and Kelp (March 2016 at Oregon State University 1:03:15

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXhy1LNqQ60  Apex Predators Sea Otters and Kelp Forests Jim Estes lecture, June 2016  26:50

2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZqVt5WSJVM  Sea Otters: A Natural History Oct 2014 Vancouver Aquarium 1:20:00 Lecture by Jane Watson (begins 4:30)

The Importance of Kelp

http://blogs.ubc.ca/acryforkelp/  UBC video embedded in a blog about Kelp    Jane Watson

https://vimeo.com/112028708   Vimeo  The Importance of Kelp   Jane Watson UBC

BBC:  Forest Guardians  (2012)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYpM-qDNKzs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DIVuTrG3N4  The Impact of Sea Otters (1:44) OneOcean (Monterey Bay kelp recovery) with Steve Palumbi

Restoring Southern California’s Kelp Forests  (2014)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KpA0DY_Wbo 

Sea Otters vs Sea Urchins on Canada’s West Coast  (Pew 2015) with Anne Salomon  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASJ82wyHisE          

Kelp Forests (NOS, 2009)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcbU4bfkDA4

Kelp Forest Biome (2016)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5tMr-7RYsg

Conserving the Pacific Kelp Forest ( 2016) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xg62WKwA470  Sea Otters: A Keystone Species (summary of threats to sea otters)  Consilience  2:49   2010

https://www.fws.gov/ventura/newsroom/release.cfm?item=347  USFWS Thinking Like an Ocean by Lilian Carswell; great photos and a short video embedded

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20170619-conservation-success-for-otters-on-the-brink  June, 2017 BBC story on otters worldwide.

https://vimeo.com/220680434  UBC Old Sea Otter skeleton video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jORLckfzD80  California sea otters: a gap in the Point Reyes ecosystem  Oct 2012  (5:14) Good overview of sea otters in ecosystems and specific impact in CA.  Pacific Coast Science and Learning Center, Point Reyes National Seashore.   https://youtu.be/jORLckfzD80 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvfFsC165CY Sea Otters in Elkhorn Slough: A Conservation Success Story  Monterey Bay Aquarium  (3:14)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTIQnnvYbqQ Threatened: The Controversial Struggle of the Southern Sea Otter – Teaser  Palomart Television  January 2013  (4:25)

The Fantastic Fur of Sea Otters/Deep Look  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTIQnnvYbqQ  3:23  KQED 2015

Sea Otters Vs Climate Change 2014   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHOmbAMkCJs   OR  https://ww2.kqed.org/quest/2014/01/14/sea-otters-urchins-kelp-climate-change/ 

Sea Otter Adoption at Monterey Bay Aquarium PBS 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgFHhfEbcn8