The five: changes in animal behaviour due to global heating

Species around the world are being forced to alter their diet, migratory patterns, feeding grounds and more.

Last week it was reported that rising ocean temperatures and changing sea currents are causing leatherback turtles’ journeys from nesting to feeding grounds to double in length. After laying their eggs on some beaches, the turtles must move to cooler waters to feed, but higher temperatures mean some are having to swim further to reach suitable areas, according to France’s Hubert Curien Institute. … Read More

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