Federico Facchin

Federico Facchin

Federico Facchin is a marine biologist, science teacher, dive master and naturalist. Born in Italy, Federico’s passion for nature was fuelled by the surrounding environments throughout his youth. Growing up around the forests and fresh waters of the lakes and rivers in the Italian Dolomites, instilled in him a deep love and curiosity for surrounding nature and wildlife, especially the hidden life under the water's surface.

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On the Brink: Atlantic Puffins in Iceland

While not considered an endangered species, Atlantic Puffins are nevertheless facing numerous challenges in Iceland. Overfishing, pollution, climate change and even hunting have led to a population decline by 45.6% between 2003 and 2017. Marine biologist, science teacher and photographer Federico Facchin shares his encounters with this species and discusses the need to protect them.

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