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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

Aug 14, 2012

David Evers co-authored a piece for Science Chronicles

In the early 1960s, a visionary American scientist named Gene Likens and his team were the first to show that acidified precipitation was damaging to ecosystems and human health, and this harmful “acid rain” was the direct result of smokestack and other emissions.


Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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