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
BRI researcher and deputy director, Wing Goodale, recently published a new paper on wildlife and offshore wind development. The article, Assessing the cumulative exposure of wildlife to offshore wind energy development, was published in the Journal of Environmental Management, and outlines a Cumulative Exposure (CE) model that can be used to: evaluate the incremental impact of wind farm development; forecast alternate future development scenarios; and assess the cumulative exposure of many species simultaneously.
The full article is avaliable to view or download from the publisher's website, here.
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