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Tiny bat could make Fed list - Albany Times Union

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Tiny bat could make Fed list
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Albany. A bat once common in New York but now decimated by a mysterious plague should be added to the federal endangered species list, according to the U.S.
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Wind Project In Limbo for Now

Canaan — Following recent votes against a proposed industrial wind power project in the Cardigan Mountain region, the international company
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ND PSC conducts hearing on Merricourt Wind Farm project | Prairie Business Magazine | Grand Forks, ND

ND PSC conducts hearing on Merricourt Wind Farm project | Prairie Business Magazine | Grand Forks, ND | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
ASHLEY, N.D. — Changes to the plans for the Merricourt Wind Farm prompted a hearing by the North Dakota Public Service Commission Thursday.
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Public Release: 18-Mar-2015 Bats are surprisingly fast decision makers - EurekAlert (press release)

Public Release: 18-Mar-2015 Bats are surprisingly fast decision makers - EurekAlert (press release) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bats are not as stereotyped when they hunt as previously believed. New research shows that these flying mammals are capable of making ultra-fast decisions about how to attack their prey -- or maybe even call off the attack.
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Mouse-tailed bat first mammal discovered hibernating at warm temps - UPI.com

Mouse-tailed bat first mammal discovered hibernating at warm temps - UPI.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Researchers from Tel Aviv University recently found two species of the mouse-tailed bat hibernating in consistently warm caves in Israel's Great Rift Valley.
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NewsRoomAmerica.com - International Bat Monitoring Research Group Receives "Wings Across the Americas" Award

NewsRoomAmerica.com - International Bat Monitoring Research Group Receives "Wings Across the Americas" Award | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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Protect bat species on verge of extinction

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has delayed action on deeming the northern long-eared bat as an endangered species.
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Badass bat of the Negev eats scorpions - Haaretz

Badass bat of the Negev eats scorpions - Haaretz | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Physiological studies on the long-eared bats' adaptation to desert life found by the bye that they like scorpions, and yes, they do get stung.
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White-nose syndrome has almost completely wiped out some North American ... - Science AAAS

White-nose syndrome has almost completely wiped out some North American ... - Science  AAAS | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Researchers see declines of up to 98% in some locations
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Scientists measure bat populations in post-wildfire habitats - Phys.Org

Scientists measure bat populations in post-wildfire habitats - Phys.Org | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Two NAU researchers are learning more about how bats are faring in the post-wildfire Ponderosa pine forests, of which 3.2 million acres have been scorched during the past decade.
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Fungus threatens bats where they sleep - New Jersey Herald

Fungus threatens bats where they sleep - New Jersey Herald | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Fungus threatens bats where they sleep New Jersey Herald It likes dark and dank caves and skipped across the Atlantic Ocean less than a decade ago to take up residence and sap the life out of the bats that once found the caves perfect for sleeping...
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White-nose syndrome spreading among Wisconsin bats

White-nose syndrome spreading among Wisconsin bats | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The disease has wide-ranging impacts, especially for agriculture, because bats pollinate, disperse seeds and consume massive quantities of insects.
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Amazon Cloud Gets a Little Greener with Indiana Wind Farm Deal

Amazon Cloud Gets a Little Greener with Indiana Wind Farm Deal | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Under pressure from greens, Amazon Web Services – the online retail giant’s market-leading cloud business – is moving to clean up its carbon act. 

Early last year, after a long process, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued an incidental take permit to Fowler Ridge, including the planned fourth phase. It’s basically an acknowledgment that some bats will be killed at the wind farm, but requires the operators take various measures “to avoid, minimize or mitigate adverse impacts.

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US signals it may downgrade protections for vanishing bat - Yahoo News

US signals it may downgrade protections for vanishing bat - Yahoo News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The Obama administration signaled on Thursday it may classify a bat decimated by a fungal disease as threatened, rather than endangered, which would allow activities such as logging of trees the bats use for forage and roosting.
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Alameda County supervisors to hear appeal on controversial Altamont wind turbines

A proposed three-year extension of wind turbine permits by Altamont Winds Inc., which opponents claim could kill more than 1,500 birds over the next three years, will head to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors on March 24.
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International Bat Monitoring Research Group Receives "Wings Across the ... - United States Geological Survey (press release)

International Bat Monitoring Research Group Receives "Wings Across the ... - United States Geological Survey (press release) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
USGS bat conservation researchers and their partners are being recognized today with the U.S. Forest Service Wings Across the Americas Research Award for their contributions to the North American Bat Monitoring Program (NABat).
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Switch off the lights for bats - Phys.Org

Switch off the lights for bats - Phys.Org | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
New research has discredited the popular belief that street lighting is attractive to common bats.
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Students Engineer Help For Bats Fighting White Nose Syndrome - Popular Science

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Kevin Keel would rather not infect bats on purpose.
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Federal agency's decision on bat's status of great interest to Kansas developers - Kansas.com

Federal agency's decision on bat's status of great interest to Kansas developers - Kansas.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife will decide whether to list the northern long-eared bat as endangered, threatened or not listed on April 2.
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'Bats: A World of Science and Mystery' - Wall Street Journal

In a new book with images of a wide selection of the 1,300-odd species of bats, bat researchers M. Brock Fenton and Nancy B. Simmons show that bats can be beautiful.
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Wildlife and renewable energy: German politics cross migratory bats

Wildlife and renewable energy: German politics cross migratory bats | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Publication » Wildlife and renewable energy: German politics cross migratory bats.
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More bats found dead of white-nose syndrome in Upper Peninsula

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has received its first report this winter of bats dying from white-nose syndrome, a dangerous fungal infection that is expected to kill many more of the winged creatures.
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Landscape & Urban Design - Bat Conservation Trust

Landscape & Urban Design - Bat Conservation Trust | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The Bat Conservation Trust was formed in 1990 as an umbrella organisation for the rapidly growing network of bat groups, providing support, training and advice. BCT now acts as the national voice for bat conservation.
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A bat-killing disease is even more destructive than previously thought - PRI

A bat-killing disease is even more destructive than previously thought - PRI | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
White-nose syndrome has killed over 5 million bats in North America since 2008, according to the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
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