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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. 

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News Archive

 
Jan 15, 2017

BRI Biologist Featured in AP Bald Eagle Story

Eagles’ resurgence in Maine is bad news for other birds
by Patrick Whittle, AP

The eagle has landed – on chickens and rare birds, with talons at the ready.

The resurgence of the bald eagle is one of America’s greatest conservation success stories. They have come back so strong that in some areas they are interfering with efforts to preserve more jeopardized species, such as loons and cormorants, wildlife biologists say. And their proliferation is leading to encounters at livestock farms that sometimes end badly – and illegally – for the eagles.

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Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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