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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

 
Jun 14, 2012

The Bahamas Weekly Features BRI's Cay Sal Bank Seabird Assessment

Recently, the Society for the Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds, Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) and the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) came together in a major effort to assess the seabirds of the Cay Sal Bank.

The Cay Sal Bank, a remote and rarely visited island group in the southwestern corner of the Bahamas archipeligo, is one of the largest atolls in the world. Human inhabitants have established permanent settlements onn only two of the hundreds of cays and rocks on the Bank. Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) instituted a special Science Expedition from May 26th -June 1, 2012 this year to allow scientists and volunteers to estimate the number of breeding seabirds on the Cay Sal Bank.

To read the entire article click here.

 
Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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