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BRI's work on mercury in songbirds has been in the news recently including an article in National Geographic Online. Pictured here is a Yellow Warbler.

BRI in the News

BRI news stories have appeared in many regional, national, and international news outlets. These stories help promote awareness of our work but also promote the general issues of conservation biology and the need to continue research in wildlife health and its implications to human health.

BRI's researchers are available to talk to journalists and provide expert information on both the work we do and the broader topics of their expertise. 

For more information, visit our page on Resources for Journalists.

News Archive

 
Sep 8, 2013

BRI Featured in Maine Sunday Telegram Story on Sentinel Species

What are these animals telling us?

Because they are sensitive to change, so-called ‘sentinel species’ can reveal a lot about the ripple effects of pollutants in our environment. And that, scientists say, serves as a warning about our own fragile future.
By North Cairn

For the full article, click here.

 
Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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