NIMBios http://wuot.org en UT Study: Turtles May Have Trouble Adapting To Climate Change http://wuot.org/post/ut-study-turtles-may-have-trouble-adapting-climate-change <p>Over the past 320,000 years, turtles in North America have survived through numerous fluctuations in global temperature.&nbsp; When the temperature dropped, they moved to a warmer climate and if it started to get too hot, they headed North.&nbsp; While some turtle species were unable to make the move, the successful species migrated an average of 45 miles for each degree of temperature change.&nbsp;</p><p>Today&rsquo;s turtles may not have that option.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 08:30:00 +0000 Matt Shafer Powell 9483 at http://wuot.org UT Study: Turtles May Have Trouble Adapting To Climate Change New Technology Helps Track Rare Birds In Smokies http://wuot.org/post/new-technology-helps-track-rare-birds-smokies <p></p><p>If you want to find out if a rare bird like the Prairie Warbler is living near you, you can stand out in a field and listen for its call.&nbsp; But that could take hours.&nbsp; Or days.&nbsp; Or months.&nbsp; And you still might miss it.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 08:30:00 +0000 Matt Shafer Powell 4458 at http://wuot.org New Technology Helps Track Rare Birds In Smokies