For nearly fifty years, one man has been working nonstop to bring Atlantic Puffins back to their historic breeding grounds on a remote island off the coast of Maine. This episode, we touch down in one of the few Atlantic Puffin colonies in all of the United States, and meet the man behind the puffin resurgence.
5 Easy Things You Can Do to Help Puffins
1. Vote! And Take Action!
Support the Migratory Bird Treaty Act - It’s easy, takes less than one minute and you don’t even need to get off the couch! https://tinyurl.com/ybevk339
2. Eat sustainable seafood
Love seafood but don’t know what’s environmentally friendly? Check out this nifty guide by the Monterey Bay Aquarium! It lets you select the most sustainable seafood options for where you live: http://www.seafoodwatch.org
3. Reduce single-use plastic in your life
Invest in a reusable water bottle, stainless steel straws, and glass Pyrex for storing food to prevent an estimated 1 million birds being killed each year by plastic. Visit https://tinyurl.com/yamc6uwb for more info.
4. Clean up a Local Beach
Check out local coastal and river cleanups in your area: https://tinyurl.com/y8jma79x
5. Adopt a Puffin and support Project Puffin!