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Biodiversity Research Institute Announces Critical Findings From 5-Year Restore the Call Loon Research Study

Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) announces results of its five-year loon study Restore the Call: a male loon chick that was translocated in 2015 from the Adirondack Park Region of New York to the Assawompsett Pond Complex (APC) in southeastern...
5-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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BRI Publishes Chapter in Elsevier's Encyclopedia of the Anthropociene

The chapter, The Effects of Methylmercury on Wildlife: A Comprehensive Review and Approach for Interpretation, authored by BRI Executive Director and Chief Scientist, David Evers, was recently published in Elsevier's Encyclopedia of the...
19-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The First Conference of Parties to the Minamata Convention

BRI attended the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP1), which took place from September 24-29, 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. The theme of the Conference was "Make Mercury History."
21-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Update on Restore the Call: Loon Conservation Project

An update on the Restore the Call including the release of eight loon chicks onto lakes in southeastern Massachusetts.
20-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

BRI Announces Findings of Common Loon Translocation Study

Portland, ME—Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) has confirmed today that the translocation of loon chicks from Maine to Massachusetts has resulted in at least one loon returning to its release lake. In its fifth year of a five-year initiative...
21-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

BRI Reports Status of Common Loon Translocation Study

Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) announces that translocation of loon chicks from Maine to Massachusetts is being carried out this week. During the fifth breeding season of its Restore the Call project, BRI presents a progress report of the...
27-Jul-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers from Biodiversity Research Institute to Present at the 2017 International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant

Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) will participate in several capacities at the International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP), to be held at the Rhode Island Convention Center July 16-21, 2017. The ICMGP is committed to...
13-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

BRI Reports Status of Common Loon Species in Wyoming

Biodiversity Research Institute will hold its annual meeting of the Wyoming Loon Working Group in Jackson Hole, Wyoming on May 24. Collaborators from state and federal agencies, nongovernmental research and conservation groups, and local...
17-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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