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Scientists Say Global Biodiversity Framework Falls Short on Chemicals and Other Contaminants

BRI is part of an international group of scientists who published a joint letter in Science, just prior to the next round of international negotiations on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. This letter urges more attention to the diversity...
17-Jun-2022 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Shows High Levels of Mercury in the Peruvian Amazon

New study Amazon forests capture high levels of atmospheric mercury pollution from artisanal gold mining published in Nature Communications. An international team of researchers documented substantial mercury accumulation in soils, biomass, and...
28-Jan-2022 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Biodiversity Research Institute Announces Publication of New Scientific Paper on the Benefits of Savanna Fire Management in Africa

Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI), announces the publication of the scientific paper Savanna fire management can generate enough carbon revenue to help restore Africa’s rangelands and fill Protected Area funding gaps in the December issue of...
9-Dec-2021 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

A review of the effectiveness of operational curtailment to reduce bat fatalities at terrestrial wind farms in N. America

18-Nov-2021 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Prediction of forest parameters and carbon accounting under different fire regimes in Miombo woodlands

2-Nov-2021 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Biodiversity Research Institute to Lead Avian Research on $7.5 M Grant from the Department of Energy

Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) is part of a collaborative team, led by Duke University, that has received a total of $7.5 million to assess the risks that offshore wind energy development along the East Coast may pose to birds, bats, and...
20-Oct-2021 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Multispecies tracking reveals a major seabird hotspot in the North Atlantic

16-Aug-2021 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

BRI’s Research Published in the Journal Evolutionary Applications

10-Aug-2021 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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