Tag: puffin

Cool Green Morning: Friday, July 8

Written by | July 8th, 2011

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Air pollution, haboobs and puffins… the hottest green topics, delivered straight to your (virtual) doorstep:

  1. A new study finds nearly 1 in 10 fish in the Pacific have consumed plastic. (The Christian Science Monitor)
  2. Do smoggy skies make you feel depressed? It’s not just your imagination. (TreeHugger)
  3. Is the giant dust storm (aka “haboob”) that overtook Phoenix a glimpse of the future? (Climate Progress)
  4. The secret lives of puffins are revealed via underground cameras. (BBC)
  5. Giving local communities, not governments, control is what helps slow deforestation. (Mongabay)

Nature Photo of the Week: Puffins

Written by | September 17th, 2010

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It’s not everyday you get to see puffins up close like this. Flickr user smukherjee66 captured this shot of the charismatic birds on Skomer Island, a nature reserve in the UK. Thanks for sharing it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr Group! See all The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like […]

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