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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

Nov 15, 2017

BRI and PNNL Research on Thermal Camera Technology Featured in Wildlife Professional Magazine


Thermal Cameras Help Track Birds and Bats Near Offshore Wind Turbines
by Julia John

With the growing popularity of wind power as a renewable enregy source, an increasing number of turbine blades are spinning at offshore facilities, posing threats to birds and bats flying past. At a coastal site by Portland, Maine, researchers are testing how thermal camera technology can help track where these animals fly and how to reduce turbines' impacts on them. 

Click here to read the full article.

Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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