Indigenous collaboration and management key to managing sea otter inhabitants restoration — ScienceDaily

A brand new research highlights the necessity to have interaction Indigenous communities in managing sea otter inhabitants restoration to enhance coexistence between people and this difficult predator. The ocean otters’ restoration alongside the northwest coast of North America presents a problem for coastal communities as a result of each otters and people wish to eat shellfish, akin to sea urchins, crabs, clams and abalone. Increasing populations of sea otters and their arrival in new areas are closely impacting First Nations and Tribes that depend on harvesting shellfish. SFU lead writer…

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