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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

 
Dec 11, 2017

Loon Lead Study featured in Washington Post

Lead poisoning deaths up in New Hampshire loons despite law

By Michael Casey November 24

CONCORD, N.H. — More than a year after New Hampshire passed one of the nation’s toughest bans on using lead fishing tackle, loons are still dying from ingesting fishing weights and lures.

Read the full story here.

 
Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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