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Endangered Green Sea Turtles Face Extinction Risk Due to Pollution, Resulting in Male Offspring Decline

The Green Sea Turtle, Chelonia mydas, is listed on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Their endangerment is attributed to factors such as poaching, boat collisions, habitat destruction, and accidental capture in fishing gear. However, a more insidious threat linked to climate change exacerbates the situation: green sea turtles have temperature-dependent sex determination, meaning […]