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Another Reason to Save Sea Otters: They’re Helping Fight Climate Change

Another Reason to Save Sea Otters: They’re Helping Fight Climate Change | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
The imperiled marine mammals preserve kelp forests, which absorb carbon from the atmosphere.
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The decline of Sea Otters reminds us that large animals play a large role in Earth ecosystems.  Unfortunately, the new human regime has hit them hardest.  Losing the ecosystem regulators probably accelerates the extinction of smaller species.

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