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Credit: M. Eby

March, 2007, An Atlantic puffin (Fraticula Artica) on Runde Island, Norway. Breeding statistics for sea birds can be used as early indicators of climate change. Hopefully the puffin is not our canary in a global coal mine.

Here are two recent papers looking at puffin climate interactions.

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