Warmer seas ‘turning turtles female’

Green sea turtles’ gender is temperature dependent and warmer seas are turning too many of them female, according to a study.
Research – carried out on a group of 200,000 turtles in the northern Great Barrier Reef – found this poses a threat to the population of the endangered reptile.
The study was carried out by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, California State University and Worldwide Fund for Nature Australia.

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