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FAU study shows connection between climate change, sea turtle population rates

FAU study shows connection between climate change, sea turtle population rates

January 8, 2018

Sea-level rise, drought, and excess rainfall contribute to the change in population sizes.

Sea Turtles in Trouble

Sea Turtles in Trouble

October 9, 2015

Tiny sea turtles can be seen flapping their flippers in a large saltwater tank,their heads bobbing up and down in the water as they continue to move even in their sleep: swimming, swimming and more swimming. This is a typical day for leatherback sea turtles at the FAU Marine Research Lab. For these turtles, the water in the lab is comparable to an open ocean, because they can’t see the walls