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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

Sep 13, 2015

Minnesota Public Radio features BRI's Loon Relocation Project

Loon population gets a helping hand in southern Minnesota
The Associated Press, Mankato, Minn.

It may sound loony, but southern Minnesota needs a hand in providing a home for the state's official bird.

Minnesota's loon population is stable at an estimated 4,800 breeding pairs, but their numbers are weaker in southern reaches. And a study from the National Audobon Society last year suggested loons could be pushed out of Minnesota altogether by 2080 as the state's lakes warm.

Click here to read the full story.

Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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