FROM ALASKA…Posted By Bill Couzens

Steller sea lion population declined by more than 80 percent during the 1980s.

Have ocean Conditions Led To Decline In Alaska’s Sea Lion Population
Science Daily — A new study out of Alaska points out the impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems, and the need for increased research and stronger science based management to address future concerns.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/03/070322160633.htm