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Hundreds Of Dead Puffins Are Mysteriously Washing Ashore In Alaska

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.18.2016 | Green

The puffins were not supposed to be there. Though the birds are a common sight on the Alaskan island of St. Paul, they typically fly the coop before O...

Puffin Wintering Grounds Need To Be Protected

David Yarnold | Posted 09.14.2016 | Green
David Yarnold

Atlantic Puffins. Photo: Derrick Jackson/Audubon Photography Awards. A long-running mystery in the bird world has been solved: Where do the little cl...

Lesser-Known Attractions In Top 5 Maine Coast Tourist Towns

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 07.07.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Travelers who seek a stereotypic Maine experience - lobsters, lighthouses, whale watching, craggy coastline, panoramic ocean vistas - but are allergic...

Conservation Group Buys Gorgeous Land To Protect World’s Cutest Birds

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 02.26.2016 | Good News

According to Project Puffin -- a puffin conservation group -- the noises the bird can make are limited. When they’re chicks, the let out little “p...

The Complex Implications of Policy Puffins on the Public's Welfare

Hippo Reads | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics
Hippo Reads

At its simplest denominator, a citizen is by principle afforded the right of being included in a group's decisions. But there is a special place for those who serve as policymakers and policy experts. But I offer the point in my book that "sometimes the rules are not made by the public required to follow them."

Odd Birds of a Feather -- of Pouches, Antennae, Helmets and Seriously Challenged Landings: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 7

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.17.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

I love birds. It's just birders I have a problem with. I can't seem to empathise with their ardour, focus, totally singular concentration -- and total lack of 'come on now, crack a smile!'

This Puffin Has A New Best Friend

Posted 09.07.2013 | Green

Either this puffin is new to the tank and hasn't learned to ignore the hoards of viewers, or there's something really intriguing about this little gir...

INFOGRAPHIC: Facts You Never Knew About The Puffin

Posted 08.20.2013 | Green

If you love cute, funny animals as much as we do, the Atlantic puffin is probably already on your radar. With their bright red beaks and sweet little ...

The Isles of Mull & Iona

Meg Pier | Posted 07.22.2013 | Travel
Meg Pier

Mull and Iona are two of the Inner Hebrides, islands off Scotland's western seaboard, and a microcosm of more than 1,500 years of successive waves of settlers and invaders. Sites scattered across these islands tell Scotland's story--culturally, politically and spiritually.

WATCH: Puffin Lays An Egg!

Posted 05.17.2013 | Green

The great puffin census has begun! Every five years, the U.K.'s National Trust conducts a count of every breeding pair of the quirky birds on the F...

Global Warming Very Real to Baby Seals, Baby

Neil Wagner | Posted 04.02.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

Climate change spares no one. Not even the adorable.

The 7 Healthiest Cereals to Eat Before Your 9 a.m. Class

Small Kitchen College | Posted 11.21.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

2011-09-21-Screenshot20110921at11.04.17AM.jpgCereal is the optimal college breakfast food.

A Close Encounter with New Foundland's Humpbacks

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 10.05.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

Rick has suggested we sing to attract the whales because whales also sing. It's not easy to carry a tune when you have a snorkel in your mouth, but I hum "Amazing Grace."

Roald Dahl Stories To Be On Millions Of Cereal Boxes

Telegraph | Harry Wallop, Consumer Affairs Editor | Posted 06.12.2011 | Home

The publisher has realised that children, from even before the age they can read, pick up cereal boxes from the breakfast table and scan the back for ...

PHOTOS: Lively Puffins During Breeding Season

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Puffins are a group of four different species in the Auk family of seabirds, often recognized for their large, colorful beaks. They dive in the water...