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Love nature? You'll love Nature's Voice, our award-winning podcast. Each month we'll bring you features, interviews and news of birds and wildlife, from back gardens to the Sumatran rainforest.
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Published: Wed, 01 Jul 201. File size: 12.4Mb.
The puffin is on the new European Red List of birds under threat. Their main breeding colonies in Iceland and Norway have seen sharp declines in the number of chicks making it through to adulthood, and the alarm bells are ringing for this iconic and much-loved sea bird. On this episode of Nature's Voice, and with this year's breeding season in full swing, Jane Markham talks to the RSPB's Keith Clarkson about the puffins (and their pufflings) breeding at the Bempton Cliffs reserve, and to conservation scientist Dr Mark Eaton about what is going wrong and what can be done to help. Plus, we look ahead to this year's Big Wild Sleepout.
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