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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 15, 2020

BRI Loon Translocation Work Featured on US Fish & Wildlife Service Site

A Tiny Bird Makes a Big Splash

By Lauri Munroe-Hultman
Public Affairs/Congressional Affairs
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
North Atlantic-Appalachian Region

The last time a common loon hatched in southern Massachusetts, there were only 37 states in the U.S.; Ulysses S. Grant was President; and there was no such thing as a telephone. Yeah, it’s been a while.

So imagine the excitement one charcoal ball-of-fluff bobbing between its protective parents near Fall River has caused among those who have been working to bring this bird back for years.

Read the full story here.

Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
Biodiversity Research Institute