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BRI wildlife research biologists, along with a wide range of collaborating scientists, conduct innovative wildlife science around the globe. Always at the forefront of our work is attention to the care of the wildlife we handle. Here, a biologist measures the beak of a Cooper's Hawk.

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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 Loon Conservation is dedicated to assessing current and emerging threats to loons. 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

News Release Archive

 
Nov 9, 2017

BRI Announces Publication of New Report on Movement Patterns of Diving Birds

The report "Determining Fine-scale Use and Movement Patterns of Diving Bird Species in Federal Waters of the Mid-Atlantic United States Using Satellite Telemetry" was recently published by BOEM and is co-authored by several BRI researchers. The report features recent BRI research on Northern Gannets, Red-throated Loons, and Surf Scoters.  Read the full report here.
 
Photo Credits: Cooper's Hawk © BRI-Rick Gray
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