Marine Mammal Preservation (Science of Saving)

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  • Marine mammals,
  • Wildlife conservation,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Mammals,
  • Animals - Mammals,
  • Animals - Marine Life,
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  • Children"s 9-12 - Environmental Studies
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages64
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Open LibraryOL8015639M
ISBN 10076131458X
ISBN 109780761314585

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The book also includes information on marine toxicants and their possible effects on marine mammals. Scientific advances in the study of marine mammals such as whales, seals, manatees, otters, polar bears, and dolphins have increased exponentially in recent decades, yet few books have fully surveyed the biology of this group.

Between and only the State of California was consistently engaged in sea otter conservation, based on a state law. Trends in cultural values toward protection of species based on imperiled status rather than economics led to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (), giving sea otters unambiguous protection in all US territorial.More than 2, species are currently listed under the ESA, 1, of which are listed as endangered and which are listed as threatened.

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