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Fur seals signal their own decline

Nature volume 511, pages 414415 (24 July 2014) | Download Citation

Data on three generations of Antarctic fur seals suggest that climate change is reducing the survival of less-fit individuals with low genetic variation, but that overall seal numbers are falling. See Letter p.462

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  1. Tim Coulson and Sonya Clegg are in the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK.

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  2. S.C. is also at the Griffith School of Environment and Environmental Futures Research Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Queensland, Australia.

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