Plastic debris on remote islands raises temperatures by 2.5C and threatens turtle populations | Plastics | The Guardian

Study of Henderson Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands finds plastic acts as an insulator, making sand hotter and leading to more female turtle offspring
— Read on www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/may/25/plastic-debris-on-remote-islands-raises-temperatures-by-25c-and-threatens-turtle-populations