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Warmer temperatures at Great Barrier Reef causing sea turtles to be born female

SYDNEY: Rising temperatures at Australia‚Äôs Great Barrier Reef are causing more green turtles to be born female, which could lead to the species dying out, a new scientific study has found. As the gender of green turtles is determined by temperature, the hotter weather caused by climate change induces warmer incubations of eggs, and that has led to a greater number of female hatchlings. The study published last week revealed that more than 99 percent of the juvenile and sub adult population on the northern part of the…