Male loggerhead turtles could entirely disappear from the beaches of Florida ? one of the most important nesting grounds in the US ? if the temperatures there rise by 2?C, according to a new study. Brendan Godley at the University of Exeter, UK, and colleagues, analysed 26 years of data to see if fluctuations in temperatures had an influence on sex ratios of turtles in North Carolina. They found no significant trends, but when they put the data into computer models and simulated a rise in temperature ? as predicted through global warming ? the results were striking. For the full story Click Here . Good thing everything is fine.

DA Morgan