Derrick Z. Jackson

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A big climate warning from one of the Gulf of Maine’s smallest marine creatures

In the oceans, the climate-driven warming temperatures set catastrophe in motion.

Given the rate at which the waters in the Gulf of Maine are heating up, Mainers may need to swap out the lobsters on their license plates for squid.

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Facing uncertain future, puffins adapt to survive climate change
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Facing uncertain future, puffins adapt to survive climate change

EASTERN EGG ROCK, Maine — In the midst of a second-straight record year for breeding Atlantic puffins, the research crew on this tiny, treeless jumble of boulders six miles out to sea pondered how long this good fortune would last amid climate change.

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