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Four new mammal species discovered in Democratic Republic of Congo

Scientists have discovered four new species of small mammals in the eastern section of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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AIDS Drug May Work Against Bat Disease - Discovery News

AIDS Drug May Work Against Bat Disease - Discovery News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Protease inhibitors may help in the fight against a deadly disease that's killing millions of bats.
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Bat Wings Harbor Special Sensory Cells - Live Science

Bat Wings Harbor Special Sensory Cells - Live Science | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat wings have built-in systems to rapidly detect airflow changes, enabling these flying mammals to perform aerial acrobatics.
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Canada Signs Agreement With US and Mexico To Protect Migratory Species

Canada Signs Agreement With US and Mexico To Protect Migratory Species | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat population is threatened due to loss of migration habitats.
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Bats Echolocation and Perception

Students at the University of Maryland use research techniques to find out deeper understanding of echolocation.
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Birds, Butterflies, Dragonflies and Bats - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Birds, Butterflies, Dragonflies and Bats - USDA.gov (press release) (blog) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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Birds, Butterflies, Dragonflies and Bats
USDA.gov (press release) (blog)
Despite their value, many birds, bats, butterflies, and even dragonflies unfortunately continue to face a multitude of threats.
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Our Local World Dispatch: Wind energy causes concern

It is always distressing when one good environmental cause gets pitted against another good environmental cause, but that is what is happening with the debate over wind farms. The state of California requires that one-third of all energy produced in the state come from renewable sources. Wind turbines, such as the ones at Altamont Pass, have long been seen as an ideal way to obtain energy in a way that does not harm the environment, contribute to global warming or threaten public safety. The Alt
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Turtles stop a massive wind project | CKWS TV

  A TURTLE HAS PUT A STOP TO A MASSIVE WIND TURBINE PR ...
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Environment: Bat-killing disease spread into Iowa

Conservation advocates say more protection needed FRISCO — Bat-killing white-nose syndrome has spread into Iowa, state wildlife officials confirmed this week, announcing that the deadly fungal dise...
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Chiroptera - 2D animation final

Took my first animation class recently, and I submitted this as a final project. It could be better I think, but I couldn't manage anything more with only 3 ...
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Bacteria on Bats May Help Fight White-Nose Syndrome - Discovery News

Bacteria on Bats May Help Fight White-Nose Syndrome - Discovery News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Tests show promise in suppressing the deadly disease.
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Going from ‘endangered’ to ‘threatened’ could be a death sentence for bats - The Boston Globe

Going from ‘endangered’ to ‘threatened’ could be a death sentence for bats - The Boston Globe | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Despite the dire plight of northern long-eared bats, the federal government last week wrongly decided to step away from a proposal that called for protecting the species by classifying it as “endangered.”
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Major Pennsylvania bat species 'threatened' due to disease

Major Pennsylvania bat species 'threatened' due to disease | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The northern long-eared bat, until recently one of the most common bat species in Pennsylvania, has been listed as "threatened" by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, primarily due to white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has decimated the species and killed millions of bats throughout North America.
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Population genetic structure of serotine bats (Eptesicus serotinus) across ... - Nature.com

Population genetic structure of serotine bats (Eptesicus serotinus) across ...
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Let's enlist bats go after mosquitoes - Newsday

With warm weather, Long Island mosquito populations will soon be booming. Bug spray, insecticides and
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A Bat's Secret to Flying Like a Boss? Tiny, Tiny Hairs - Wired

A Bat's Secret to Flying Like a Boss? Tiny, Tiny Hairs - Wired | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Scientists show that bats use microscopic hairs on their wings to feel their way through the air.
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Large bat colony appears on El Paso weather radar - El Paso Times

Large bat colony appears on El Paso weather radar - El Paso Times | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
National Weather Service radar has recently recorded a phenomenon southwest of El Paso at sunset.
The radar activity — an expanding circle of blips that disappear after about an hour — isn't clouds, a thunderstorm, or any other kind of precipitation.
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Mytery Bats Life of Documentary

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Bats use both sides of brain to listen -- just like humans - Science Daily

Bats use both sides of brain to listen -- just like humans - Science Daily | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Researchers have shown that, like humans, mustached bats use the left and right sides of their brains to process different aspects of sounds.
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Nature body sounds warning on Strathy wind farm proposal – John O Groats Journal | Scotland Against Spin

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Turtles send Ontario wind farm proposal back to environment tribunal

Gilead Power Corp. ran into a legal roadblock this week when the Ontario Court of Appeal called a halt to the company’s $80-million plan to install nine wind turbines in Eastern Ontario
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Bat conservation agreement signed by U.S., Mexico and Canada: Outdoor Insider

Bat conservation agreement signed by U.S., Mexico and Canada: Outdoor Insider | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Your guide to all things outdoors, near and far. Like a chat around the campfire with friends who keep up with all the outdoor news.
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Federal Government Protects Bat, Angers Industry - NPR (blog)

Federal Government Protects Bat, Angers Industry - NPR (blog) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The northern long-eared bat has been designated as a threatened species, triggering new regulations to protect it. But oil and gas and agriculture organizations say those new rules will hurt them.
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Next four months critical to Florida's bat population - TBO.com

Next four months critical to Florida's bat population - TBO.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
TAMPA — Wildlife biologists can tell you almost exactly how many panthers and black bears are roaming Florida’s woods and have a pretty good idea how many manatees swim in the coastal wat
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Feds protect disease-threatened bat - Detroit Free Press

Feds protect disease-threatened bat - Detroit Free Press | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The northern long-eared bat is being wiped out by fungal disease called white-nose syndrome.
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