New paper: The efficiency of phenological shifts as an adaptive response against climate change: a case study of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Mediterranean

Phenological shifts are widely reported for different species as a response to climate change but the efficiency of this mechanism is still questioned. In this new study, published in Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, we showed that phenological shifts in sea turtles nesting season could serve as a valuable adaptive strategy as they offer the opportunity to capture an optimal thermal window during incubation period, providing some encouraging messages for their adaptive capacity to climate change, regarding the window of reproduction.

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