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Puffins in Maine Are Breeding Like Crazy

It was one colony's most-productive nesting season ever

(Newser) - Puffins face existential challenges, but the little birds found a new role in Maine this summer: baby boomers. The 2017 nesting season was the most productive on record for a group of vulnerable Maine puffins, scientists with the Audubon Society said. The Atlantic puffins are small seabirds with an awkward... More »

Greens May Be OK With Climate Bill's Failure

Democratic November could yield better opportunities later

(Newser) - Before friends of the environment get too worked up about the death of the 2008 Climate Security Act last week, they should note tepid green support all along. So-called Lieberman-Warner was “easily the most aggressive and comprehensive environmental reform ever” in Congress, Dayo Olopade writes in the New Republic,... More »

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