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Study proves climate threatens turtles

A new study conducted by Drexel University scientists at the Playa Grande beach in Costa Rica has found that climate change is directly affecting the survival of baby leatherback sea turtles.

Based on projections from several models, the hatchling survival rate will decrease 50 percent in the next 100 years. The study concluded that changing temperature and humidity inside each nest are significant factors that influence the hatching of leatherback turtle eggs…. Source

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