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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 their work and the broader topics of their expertise. 

To set up interviews, contact: 

Deborah McKewCommunications Director 

News Archive

Jul 21, 2016

Bangor Daily News Covers "Restore the Call" Loon Translocation Project

Maine donating up to 10 baby loons to Massachusetts
By John Holyoke, BDN Staff

BANGOR, Maine — In the Pine Tree State, the mournful call of the loon is common, but it can still be counted among our brief summer’s sweetest gifts. But in the rest of the Northeast, those calls are much more rare.

The Portland-based Biodiversity Research Institute and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife are working to change that, one loon chick at a time.

Read the full story here.

Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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