09 Mar '12, 3am

Is Global Warming Affecting the Cheetah's Ability to Reproduce? | Care2 Causes

Is Global Warming Affecting the Cheetah's Ability to Reproduce? | Care2 Causes

Climate change is endangering the ability of the cheetah, the world’s fastest land animal , to reproduce. As reported in the Guardian , the National Museums of Kenya (NMK) and the Kenya Wildlife Service say that warmer temperatures due to climate change have led to cheetahs developing extra coils in their sperm, with adverse effects on their reproductive ability. In addition, warmer temperatures are influencing the animals’ eating habits. According to the Kenya Wildlife Service, there were more than 5,000 cheetahs in the country in the early 1980s but there are now only about 1,000. Risky Agwanda, head of mammology section at NMK, tells the Guardian that climate change has “contributed to defects” of the sperm of cheetahs, many of whom already have “abnormal coils, low sperm counts, as well as extremely low testosterone levels”; a study by the International Union for the C...

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Nation of Kiribati Relocating Due to Rising Sea...

care2.com 09 Mar '12, 2am

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Is It Unamerican to be Anti-Gay? | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 10 Mar '12, 11am

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Meet The Anti-Choice ALEC | Care2 Causes

Meet The Anti-Choice ALEC | Care2 Causes

care2.com 09 Mar '12, 11am

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care2.com 09 Mar '12, 12pm

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1 in 3 Americans Can't Keep Up With Their Medic...

care2.com 08 Mar '12, 6pm

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care2.com 09 Mar '12, 10am

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Sen. Inhofe: The Bible Proves Global Warming Is A "Hoax" | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 12 Mar '12, 7pm

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switchboard.nrdc.org 08 Mar '12, 7pm

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700 Cats Rescued from Florida Sanctuary | Care2 Causes

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