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Climate Driven Egg and Hatchling Mortality Threatens Survival of Eastern Pacific Leatherback Turtles

  • Pilar Santidrián Tomillo mail,

    ms454@drexel.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, The Leatherback Trust, Goldring Marine Biology Station, Playa Grande, Costa Rica

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  • Vincent S. Saba,

    Affiliation: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

    Current address: Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • Gabriela S. Blanco,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Charles A. Stock,

    Affiliation: NOAA, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • Frank V. Paladino,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Indiana-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States of America

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  • James R. Spotila

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: May 23, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037602

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 25 May 2012 at 20:55 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Democratic Underground
Title: “El Niño Weather and Climate Change Threaten Survival of Baby Leatherback Sea Turtles - Democratic Underground”
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Publication: EurekAlert
Title: “Warm, dry El Niño weather puts baby sea turtle at risk”
http://www.eurekalert.org...

Publication: Mother Jones
Title: “New Climate Threat to Critically Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtles | Mother Jones”
http://www.motherjones.co...

Publication: New York Times Blogs
Title: “Hot Nests Mean Baked Baby Leatherbacks - NYTimes.com”
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Publication: Summit County Citizens Voice
Title: “El Niño not good for dwindling leatherback sea turtles | Summit County Citizens Voice”
http://summitcountyvoice....

Publication: UPI
Title: “Turtle hatchlings face climate challenge - UPI.com”
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