Global warming is altering marine ecosystems and sea turtles are being heavily affected with an increase in the average temperature of the earths surface. The sex of sea turtles is determined by the heat of the sand they incubate their eggs in. A warmer environment means more and more turtles are born female leading to a lopsided sex ratio within populations that could ultimately lead to their extinction.
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The destruction of the world's rainforests definitively impacts and is caused by us. Deforestation will ultimately kills us all. This is World Rainforest Week and we should all do our bit to learn about the causes of this global problem and what you can do to help.