Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI), a nonprofit ecological research group based in Portland, Maine, conducts innovative wildlife science worldwide.
BRI’s Center for Mercury Studies plays a lead scientific role in understanding the exposure and effects of mercury on wildlife in New England, North America, and around the world. The Center for Waterbird Studies is dedicated to assessing current and emerging threats to waterbirds. The programs in our Center for Ecology and Conservation Research aim to understand the workings of wildlife and their habitats while exploring how ecological stressors affect different species and ecosystems.
Below is an archive of our news releases. For more information on any of these topics, please contact our communications department.
Communications Director: Deborah McKew
Gorham, ME – Biodiversity Research Institute announces the award of a three-year, $4.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to collect ecological data--on birds, sea turtles, and marine mammals--that is required to inform siting and permitting processes for offshore wind energy development in the mid-Atlantic.
For more information, see the proposal abstract here.
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