The Resource Threatened : the controversial struggle of the southern sea otter

Threatened : the controversial struggle of the southern sea otter

Label
Threatened : the controversial struggle of the southern sea otter
Title
Threatened
Title remainder
the controversial struggle of the southern sea otter
Contributor
Filmmaker
Producer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Southern Sea Otters are once again in peril, after having being brought back from the brink of extinction. Threatened investigates the history and potential causes for the otter?s decline, as well as the controversy over how best to protect the otter population. An unprecedented number of sea otter deaths have occurred along the California coast in the last few years. Like crime scene detectives, a team of scientists is anxiously searching for the causes of the mysterious deaths. But not everyone believes in the value of supporting a thriving sea otter population. Otters are at the center of a bitter controversy regarding the Fish & Wildlife Services decision to eliminate their "No Otter Zone" from Southern California waters. For 25 years, this imaginary line in the ocean was designed to protect the interests of the commercial shellfish industry and its removal has angered fishermen. As Threatened shows, the plight of sea otters has far reaching implications. If otters are struggling, it's an indication of larger ecological concerns, concerns that also have a direct impact on humans. For a fragile species threatened by pollution, infectious diseases, starvation, and competition with fishermen, this is a crucial time for the Southern Sea Otter as they struggle for survival
Cataloging source
KAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by The Video Project in 2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wisneski, Bill
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
40
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sea otter
  • Endangered species
  • Marine ecosystem management
  • Fishery management
  • Fisheries
  • Endangered species
  • Fisheries
  • Fishery management
  • Marine ecosystem management
  • Sea otter
  • California
Technique
live action
Label
Threatened : the controversial struggle of the southern sea otter
Link
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Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 41 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1167043
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)948843820
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1167043
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Threatened : the controversial struggle of the southern sea otter
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 41 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1167043
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)948843820
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1167043
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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