23 May '12, 9pm

Hot Nests Mean Baked Baby Leatherbacks

Hot Nests Mean Baked Baby Leatherbacks

Ruth Fremson/The New York Times Newly hatched sea turtles make their way to the sea in Costa Rica. As if sea turtles didn’t already have enough troubles. On beaches, poachers snatch up their eggs and babies for stewing; at sea, adults get snagged by fishermen’s long lines and nets. Now, climate change joins the list, threatening the survival of critically endangered leatherback sea turtles in the Pacific. James Spotila , the Betz Chair professor of environmental science at Drexel University in Philadelphia, says that in decades to come, global warming is likely to heat up the beach and kill off turtles. “They’re facing not just one problem, but a convergence of many negative effects of both people and climate change,” he said in an interview. To arrive at this conclusion, Dr. Spotila and colleagues monitored leatherbacks arriving to lay eggs at Las Baulas National Marine P...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/23/hot-nests-mean-...

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