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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 29, 2020

BRI Loon Translocation Work Featured in Providence Journal

For the Birds

By Alex Kuffner

FALL RIVER--Caught in the beam of the spotlight, the loons appear out of the darkness as spectral shapes on the silvery water. The birds barely move as the boat eases among them. This close, the two adults seem larger than expected and stronger, with taut, torpedo-shaped bodies. They have a reptilian aspect, with sleek, iridescent black heads set atop serpentine necks. Their chick looks like a plush toy.

Read the full story here.

Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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