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As Maine's waters warm, vulnerable puffins face new threat

Clip: 08/21/2019 | 3m 47s

A handful of interns is spending this summer in primitive conditions on a tiny, treeless island several miles off the coast of Maine. Their job? To monitor Atlantic puffins and other vulnerable seabirds. While the interns occasionally fend off predators like gulls, the biggest one, climate change, is much harder to dispel. Susan Sharon of Maine Public reports.

Aired: 08/21/19

Rating: NR

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