Seabirds in the News

Check out the latest Seabird News articles, below. News items about Project Puffin are listed first, but please scroll down to see additional Seabird Conservation News articles. Also see: Conservation News (Project Puffin's annual news bulletin called Egg Rock Update).

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Project Puffin News

Puffins Project Keeps Popular Seabirds in N.E. - from ecoRI.org, August 2014

Puffins: A small bird defies big odds - Human intervention, not nature, will ensure the puffin's survival - from bostonglobe.com, August 2014

Bold Coast: Mustard and Puffins - from wcvb.com, August 2014

Scientists ask bird oglers to help study puffins - from newsday.com, August 2014

Puffin Watchers Wanted For Online Webcam Research Project - from huffingtonpost.com, August 2014

'You see one puffin, you've seen 'em all' - from boothbayregister.com, August 2014

The Best Fan Photos From Audubon And Explore.org's Puffin And Osprey Cams - from thedodo.com, July 2014

Adorable Puffin Chick Will Ruin Your Plans For the Day - from care2.com, July 2014

Seabirds by sail - from BirdWatchingDaily.com, July (August issue) 2014

Webcams provide up-close look at nesting puffins, ospreys in Maine - from mnn.com (Mother Nature Network), June 2014

Streaming Eagles - from opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com, June 2014

Squee! See Newly Hatched Osprey Chicks on Live 'Critter Cam' - from livescience.com, June 2014

Meet the Filmmaker Who Is Installing Live Cams All Over the World - from mashable.com, June 2014

Climate Change is Killing the Puffins We Fought So Hard to Save - from care2.com, June 2014

Bird Sightings - from gazettenet.com, June 2014

Project Puffin becomes successful in establishing colonies - from newsmaine.net, June 2014

The Puffin Cam Will Break Your Heart - from Slate.com, June 2014

Something is seriously wrong on the East Coast -- and it's killing all the baby puffins - from http://grist.org (cross-post from MotherJones.com - see previous article), June 2014

Something Is Seriously Wrong on the East Coast--and It's Killing All the Baby Puffins  - from MotherJones.com, May/June 2014

Puffin-Cam Calamity, Congress Shoots Down Military on Climate, C'mon Chimp--Time for Your Ebola Shot - from onearth.org, May 2014

National Audubon Society Announces 2014 Professional Callison Award Winner - Dr. Stephen Kress Recognized For Seabird Restoration Program - from eNews, Park Forest, IL, May 2014

Dr. Steve Kress: State Of The Puffin - from wamc.org, May 2014

Watching for Fish in the Puffin's Beak - from Smithsonian Ocean Portal, November 2013

A Crazy Idea to Bring Back Atlantic Puffins is a Success - from Audubon Magazine, September/October 2013

A man, a plan and an island of puffins - from The Columbus Dispatch, September 2013

Save the Puffins! - from The Weather Channel, August 2013

On A Rocky Maine Island, Puffins Are Making A Tenuous Comeback - from NPR, August 2013

Living simply to help save Seal Island's puffins - from NBC Nightly News, August 2013

Project Puffin celebrates 40 years, addresses new dangers - from bangordailynews.com, July 2013

For the Birds: Everybody's individual path to environmental consciousness is different. Curious, though, how many of them turn out to be flight paths - from WILD LIFE (by David Gessner), July 2013

Researchers: Maine's puffin population is at risk - from New England Cable News (NECN.com), July 2013

Puffins Return To Maine For Nesting Season, But Climate Peril Looms [PHOTOS] - from International Business Times, July 2013

Puffins flock home to Maine islands - from AP Photos, July 2013

For the birds! Guests ruffle KLG, Hoda's feathers - from The TODAY Show, July 2013

Puffins flock home to Maine islands - from MSN news, July 2013

2013 PUFFINS AND CLIMATE CHANGE PRESS CLIPS FROM MAINE - from AP - A Collection, June/July 2013

APNEWSBREAK: ATLANTIC PUFFINS IN PERIL IN US - from AP - The Big Story, June 2013

Warming oceans are killing baby puffins - from Grist, June 2013

Puffins in Peril - from Time For Kids, June 2013

Atlantic puffins are in danger - from The Washington Post, June 2013

Scientists warn Atlantic puffins in peril in US - from Bloomberg Businees Week News, June 2013

Warming Ocean Puts Puffins in Peril - from Discovery.com, June 2013

Atlantic puffin population is in danger, scientists warn - from The Guardian (UK), June 2013

Scientists warn Atlantic puffins in peril in US - from Star Tribune, June 2013

Puffins in peril as food supply falters - from Japan Times, June 2013

Project Puffin celebrates 40 years, addresses new dangers - from bangordailynews.com, July 2013

Project Puffin, Eastern Egg Rock - from conservationregistry.org, November 2012

The Puffin Charmer: By thinking like a social bird, Stephen Kress brought puffins back to the United States - from "DOERS" on slate.com, November 2012

A Puffin Reality Show - from WBUR's HERE AND NOW radio show at hereandnow.wbur.org, June 2012

An Eye on the Sea from Above: What Seabirds Tell Us About the Gulf of Maine - from workingwaterfront.com, May 2012

Help a Puffin Colony! Just dig in to Puffins cereal - from VIVAMAGONLINE.com, Earth Issue 2012 (with photos by Bill Scholtz, in collaboration with Project Puffin)

Tracking puffins helps scientists learn about unusual bird - by Ann Cameron Siegal, fromKidsPost - washingtonpost.com, March 2012

Puffins: It's better in Bermuda - Editorial from bostonglobe.com, February 2012

The Secret Life of the Rambling Puffin - by Jim Robbins, from green.blogs.nytimes.com, February 2012

Where Do Puffins Go in the Winter? - Editorial from sciencedaily.com, January 2012

Ripple Marks: The Story Behind the Story - The Gulf of Maine: Between a Rock and a Hard Place? Slack Tide for Seabirds - by Cheryl Lyn Dybas, from Oceanography - The Official Magazine of the Oceanography Society, Volume 24 | Number 3 | September 2011

Pies on Parade: my new favorite Rockland festival - by Eva Murray, from Village Soup Community Network (Herald Gazette), January 2011

Hatching My Passion - by Steve Kress, from lowescreativeideas.com, October 2010

Back to the source - by Pete Dunne, from Birder's World magazine, October 2010

A Puffin Comeback - Cover story from Smithsonian magazine, June 2010

Jack Hanna's Animal AdventuresProject Puffin episode has been airing on two stations in California in January - KCVU-CR (FOX) - Chico/Redding, CA and KRON-SF (MyTV) - San Francisco, CA - according to alerts from tveyes.com, January 2010 (NOTE: need password to use site)

 

Seabird Conservation News

Listen to the puffins, the ocean's canary in the coal mine  - from thechronicleherald.ca, September 2014

'It is a remarkable success story'  - from kcby.com, August 2014

Iceland's Seabird Colonies Are Vanishing, With "Massive" Chick Deaths  - from nationalgeographic.com, August 2014

Shifts In Habitat May Threaten Ruddy Shorebird's Survival  - from npr.org, July 2014

Once-common marine birds disappearing from our coast  - from The Seattle Times, July 2014

To avoid killing birds with wind turbines, researchers track flight patterns off Maine coast  - from Bangor Daily News, July 2014

Birders are not obsessive ... Hey, look! A tufted puffin! - from Bangor Daily News, June 2014

Calling all puffins - from The Telegraph, April 2014

Forage species poised for enhanced protection on the west coast - from Audubon's Audublog.org, April 2014

Plankton make scents for seabirds and a cooler planet - from Science Daily, March 2014

Northern Mystery: Why Are Birds of the Arctic in Decline? - from Yale Environment 360 (e360), January 2014

Interview: Dr. Bill Montevecchi on Oil and Dispersant Effects on Birds Wintering in the Gulf of Mexico - from Ocean Conservancy, January 2014

What Does a Puffin Taste Like? The answer is even worse than the question. - from slate.com, January 2014

Traffic Jams Lend Insight Into Emperor Penguin Huddle - from sciencedaily.com, December 2013

Penguin Sentinels - from NSF QUEST, July 2013

Guillemot eggs are self-cleaning - from BBC News, July 2013

Puffin Count On Isle of May NNR in Scotland Gives Surprising Result  - from sciencedaily.com, May 2013

Lost & Found - from New Zealand Geographic, May 2013

Puffins Overhunted in Iceland - from News of Icelend, May 2013

Invasive species: The 18-km2 rat trap - from nature.com, May 2013

Seabirds Carry Warnings of Ocean Pollution - from LiveScience.com, May 2013

Plan to save New Zealand seabirds heralds changes to fishing practises - from BirdLife International, April 2013

Hundreds of dead puffins found on the east coast could have died of starvation due to wintry weather - from Daily Record (UK), March 2013

A Guitar reveals the call of the Fiji Petrel - from BirdLife International, January 2013

Fake gannets entice real gannets to hatch chick on Motuora Island - from New Zealand Department of Conservation, January 2013

Tern Island research station destroyed, crew evacuating - from Raising Islands--Hawai'i science and environment (raisingislands.blogspot.com), December 2012

Razorbill: Victim of Hurricane Sandy? - from CNN iReport, December 2012

Rat eradication project on South Georgia set to resume from BBC News, November 2012

Above the ocean: saving the world's most threatened birds - from news.mongabay.com, November 2012

Easing The Collateral Damage Fisheries Inflict on Seabirds - from Yale's sciencedaily.com, August 2012

Arctic Seabirds Adapt to Climate Change from sciencedaily.com, May 2012

More petrels discovered in Haiti - from BirdLife International, February 2012

First ever chick photos give hope for threatened Caribbean seabird - from Grupo Jaragua, January 2012

Second Short-Tailed Albatross Hatches at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge - from What's New - Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge News, January 2012

Aircraft carrier and helicopters come to unique island's rescue - from BirdLife International, December 2011

A Call to Protect Humble Fish, for Seabirds' Sake - from NY Times, December 2011

She's Back! - from What's New - Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge News, December 2011

Outright puffin hunting ban suggested in face of population crisis from IceNews, November 2011

Little auks go to the Greenland Sea to moult - from PlanetEarthONLINE, September 2011

New Bird Species Revealed to Science After 50 Years in Museum Drawer - from abcbirds.org, August 2011

Grim Outlook for Puffin and Arctic Tern Nesting - from icelandreview.com, June 2011

Puffins get 'sat nav' devices for key study - from independent.ie, May 2011

'Success' in South Georgia rat eradication - from BBC News, May 2011

New Models May Reduce Seabird Bycatch - from sciencedaily.com, April 2011

'Naked' Penguins Baffle Experts - from sciencedaily.com, April 2011

200 puffin decoys to lure birds back to Ramsey Island - from BBC News, April 2011

Big Fishing Yields Small Fish - from sciencenews.org, April 2011

MS Oliva runs aground on Nightingale Island, Causing an Environmental Disaster - from tristandc.com, March 2011

Oldest known wild bird returns to Midway Atoll to raise chick - from birdwatchingdaily.com's Field of View blog, March 2011

Another New Storm-Petrel Discovered - from BirdingBlogs.com, February 2011 - also please refer to this pdf file by Peter Harrison

Ninety Percent of Arctic Tern Chicks Starve - from Iceland Review_Online, January 2011

China's rarest bird discovered wintering in Indonesia - from BirdLife International, December 2010

A Path for Puffins - from The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 2010

Flexibility could help seabirds cope with climate change - from PlanetEarth Online, November 2010

Puffin colony recovers after mystery crash in numbers - from guardian.co.uk, July 2010

Jamaica's petrels reveal some of their secrets - from BirdLife International, June 2010

Murres & Eagles - from OPB.org (TV Section), March 2010

Extermination in paradise - from NewScientist.com, March 2010

Dead puffins thought to have been blown to Island by stormsfrom The Royal Gazette, February 2010

Worsening North Sea conditions could be increasing Atlantic puffins mortality in winterfrom Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH), January 2010

Preventing extinction through education - from BirdLife International, January 2010

Arctic tern's epic journey mapped - from BBC News, January 2010

North Sea conditions could be harming puffins - from PlanetEarthOnline, January 2010


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