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Drawn north by warming seas, more endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles dying on shores of Cape Cod

At the New England Aquarium’s sea turtle hospital in a repurposed shipyard building south of Boston, the casualties of climate change swim in tanks as they recover after being pulled stunned from the beach.


Every year, as autumn turns to winter and ocean temperatures off Massachusetts drop below 10C (50F), dead, dying and stricken sea turtles wash up on the shores of Cape Cod as those shelled reptiles that have failed to migrate south start to die in the chilly waters.


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/dec/26/climate-change-sea-turtles-massachusetts

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