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Florida turtle nests are recovering. When they hatch, expect mostly girls

A survey of nesting sites revealed a sharp increase, but there’s a catch: Climate change appears to be shifting the female-to-male balance in some populations.
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Global warming means more female sea turtles but threatens the species

Warmer, darker sands from beach renourishment and climate change hatches more female sea turtles but that threatens the species' long-term survival.

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Whales, turtles, the alligator, flaco: Animals in the news

Wild creatures have been in the headlines lately, sometimes in disturbing ways that reflect the impact of climate change.
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Hundreds of cold-stunned sea turtles wash up on Laguna Madre

259 cold-stunned turtles have washed ashore during this recent cold snap. This makes them highly susceptible to predators and locals are racing to save them.
Sea turtle sanctuary has survived 40 years. Climate change may kill it

Sea turtle sanctuary has survived 40 years. Climate change may kill it

Against long odds and initially strong opposition, a pristine marine preserve in the Philippines has thrived for decades under the care of local fishermen. Warming waters threaten the achievement.
Did nature heal during the pandemic 'anthropause'?

Did nature heal during the pandemic 'anthropause'?

Covid precautions created a global slowdown in human activity — and an opportunity to learn more about the complex ways we affect other species.
Polystyrene 'white spill' from Brisbane floods causing 'environmental catastrophe' on Queensland beaches

Polystyrene 'white spill' from Brisbane floods causing 'environmental catastrophe' on Queensland beaches

Brisbane River's polystyrene pontoons, torn from their moorings in the floods, are breaking up along 300 kilometres of beaches, threatening nesting turtles and raising fears that other marine animals will mistake the white pieces for food. 
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