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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

Oct 5, 2020

BRI featured in William & Mary news blog on mercury in songbirds


Special journal issue highlights W&M legacy of songbird-mercury research 


This article celebrates the long standing commitment of Dan Cristol (Chancellor Professor in William & Mary’s Department of Biology) to the study of mercury in songbirds and the environment, as well as his contribution as co-editor of the recent special issue of the journal Ecotoxicology, along with David Evers of the Biodiversity Research Institute.

Read the full article here.

Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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