Sealife shows some signs of recovery across the globe

Northern elephant seal (births) W US

Guadelupe fur seal (n), Mexico

Baltic Sea cormorants (n pairs x20)

Green turtle (n x10), Japan

Humpback whale (n), E Australia

Sea otter (n), W Canada

Leatherback turtle (n x10) Virgin Islands

10,000 individuals

8,000

6,000

4,000

2,000

0

1950

1960

1970

1980

1990

2000

2010

10,000 individuals

Baltic Sea cormorants

(n pairs x20)

8,000

Northern

elephant seal

(births) W US

Guadelupe fur seal

(n), Mexico

6,000

Humpback

whale (n),

E Australia

4,000

Green turtle (n x10),

Japan

Sea otter (n),

W Canada

2,000

Leatherback

turtle (n x10)

Virgin Islands

0

1950

1960

1970

1980

1990

2000

2010