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Protect Puffins From Starvation
Animals  (tags: puffins, climate change, petitions, The Rainforest Site )

- 1922 days ago -
Young puffins on islands near the coast of Maine were found dead in their nests last spring. As climate change warms ocean waters, more and more fish species are dwindling.
On A Rocky Maine Island, Puffins Are Making A Tenuous Comeback
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, endangered, puffins, protection, goodnews, wildlife, wildanimals, environment )

- 2069 days ago -
Rocky, windswept Eastern Egg Rock, about 6 miles off the coast of Maine, was once a haven for a hugely diverse bird population. But in the 1800s, fishermen decimated the birds' ranks -- for food and for feathers.
Protect Puffins From Warming Oceans ACTION
Animals  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, Sustainabililty, puffins, wildlife, environment )

- 2122 days ago -
As more and more fish species are moving north to search for cooler waters in response to rising ocean temperatures, the seabirds have been left starving without enough of the fish they need.
North Sea Conditions Could Be Harming Puffins
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, endangered, puffins, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat, environment )

- 3390 days ago -
A recent crash in puffin numbers on islands off the coasts of northeast Britain could be down to worsening conditions in the North Sea, say scientists.
First Ever Record of a Tufted Puffin in the UK
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, birds, puffins, sightings, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 3498 days ago -
Hundreds of avid birdwatchers from around the UK dashed to to a Kent nature reserve following reports of a sighting of a Pacific seabird never before seen in the UK.
Europe's Oldest Puffin Lives Off Scotland - Probably
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, puffins, oldest, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 3549 days ago -
BTO bird ringers on an expedition to a remote island off the west coast of Scotland have found the two oldest Puffins in Britain. One of these OAPs (Old Age Puffins), at 34 years of age, is also the oldest currently known in Europe.
Puffin Migration Begins After Record Breeding Season
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, puffins, migrating, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3553 days ago -
This magnificent colony of puffins has begun its annual migration from Wales to the North Atlantic after a record breeding season
Farne Puffins to Be Tracked By GPS to Find Why They Are Declining So Fast
Animals  (tags: animals, puffins, GPS, declining numbers, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3580 days ago -
New research will aim to explain why puffin numbers have fallen so dramatically on the Farne Islands in the last five years by using GPS technology to track their movements.
Tufted Puffins: Sea Clowns at Risk
Animals  (tags: animals, puffins, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3592 days ago -
The tufted puffin has a bright and humorous appearance. With their orange bills and feet and golden feather tufts wisping behind their heads, they are sometimes called the clown of the sea.
Puffins Returning to Scottish Island of Craigleith
Animals  (tags: animals, puffins, birds, returning, Scotland, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3660 days ago -
Puffins are returning to a small island that was once home to one of Britain's biggest colonies after conservationists cut down scrubs that had caused a dramatic crash in their numbers.
UK's Largest Puffin Colony Numbers Down By 30%
Animals  (tags: puffins, numbers down, animals, AnimalWelfare, birds, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3973 days ago -
Atlantic Puffin numbers on the Isle of May, off Scotland's east coast, have dropped by 30% over the last five years after a period of almost 40 years of rapid population increase. The Isle of May is home to the largest colony of puffins in the North Sea
Farne Islands Puffin Count Gets Underway
Animals  (tags: puffins, count, animals, AnimalWelfare, birds, environment, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

- 4002 days ago -
A puffin count has begun in an effort to find how many breeding pairs of these splendid birds live on the on the Farne Islands, situated off the Northumberland coast.
Birds Choke to Death on Migrant Fish
Animals  (tags: seabirds, puffins, choking to death, migrant fish, mystery, coastal waters )

- 4079 days ago -
Britain's sea birds are facing a deadly new threat from a population explosion of strange, seahorse-like creatures in our coastal waters. The snake pipefish, virtually unknown around the UK in 2002, has undergone a massive, baffling and dangerous
Penguin-Like Puffins Resurface in Maine
Animals  (tags: puffins, birds, conservation, extinction, rescued, wildlife, GoodNews )

- 4252 days ago -
Hunted to extinction in state, they're thriving thanks to human help.
Puffins Make Comeback On Four Maine Islands
Animals  (tags: puffins, birds, wildlife, GoodNews, protection, habitat )

- 4254 days ago -
Puffins, which resemble half-pint penguins except that they can fly, were heavily hunted along the Maine coast for their meat and feathers, and by 1901 only one pair remained, researchers said.

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