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Climate Change Is Turning Green Sea Turtles Female. That’s a Problem – Smithsonian

SmithsonianClimate Change Is Turning Green Sea Turtles Female. That's a ProblemSmithsonianOf all the potential consequences of climate change—rising sea levels, desertification, floods—here's one that may not be on your radar: climate change is producing an abundance of female turtles. As Helen Davidson at The Guardian reports, according ...These animals' sex lives could be screwed up by climate changeThe VergeClimate change is turning baby green sea turtles femaleNew York PostClimate [read more]

Climate change is turning 99 percent of these baby sea turtles female – Washington Post

Washington PostClimate change is turning 99 percent of these baby sea turtles femaleWashington PostGreen sea turtles do not develop into males or females due to sex chromosomes, like humans and most other mammals do. Instead, the temperature outside a turtle egg influences the sex of the growing embryo. And this unusual biological quirk, scientists ...Climate change turns most Great Barrier Reef sea turtles femaleNew York Daily News99% of These Sea Turtles Are Turning Female—Here's WhyNational [read more]