July 16-21, 2017 - The 13th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP) will be held in Providence, Rhode Island, July 16-21, 2017. With the theme Integrating Mercury Research and Policy in a Changing World, the conference will host participants from a variety of communities, including industry, government, research institutions, NGOs, and academics.
April 8-30, 2017- BRI biologist, Oksana Lane, participated in eXXpedition Caribbean 2017, assisting with sampling waters, surveying waste, and doing local outreach to raise awareness to reduce/eliminate ocean pollution. eXXpedition is a series of all women voyages to make the unseen seen, from the toxics in our bodies to the toxics in our seas. Click to learn more about this voyage.
October 14, 2016 - World-renowned ornithologist, Ian Newton, spoke at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, RI. His talk, titled "Recent advances in the study of bird migration," was held at URI as part of URI's Biological & Environmental Sciences seminar series. Both BRI and URI collaborated to sponsor this event.