Bat Biology and E...
Follow
Find
776 views | +0 today
Bat Biology and Ecology
Information about bat biology and ecology
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Climate Change Affects Ultrasonic Bat Signals For Better, Worse - National Geographic

Climate Change Affects Ultrasonic Bat Signals For Better, Worse - National Geographic | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
National Geographic
Climate Change Affects Ultrasonic Bat Signals For Better, Worse
National Geographic
Although bats are nocturnal, they're hardly flying blind.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Endangered status for bats urged again by scientists - CBC.ca

Endangered status for bats urged again by scientists - CBC.ca | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Endangered status for bats urged again by scientists
CBC.ca
White-nose syndrome is blamed for killing off between 95 to 99 per cent of the little brown bat population in some parts of the region.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Wind Turbines Kill More Than 600000 Bats A Year. What Should We Do? - Popular Science (blog)

Wind Turbines Kill More Than 600000 Bats A Year. What Should We Do? - Popular Science (blog) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
IEEE Spectrum
Wind Turbines Kill More Than 600000 Bats A Year. What Should We Do?
Popular Science (blog)
If you comb the ground beneath a wind turbine, you may not find anything out of the ordinary.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Protecting Summer Hang-Outs For Bats

Protecting Summer Hang-Outs For Bats | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bats help humans in a variety of ways, but their populations are declining across the country. Now researchers have created a “bat map” to help save them. (We love bats and so should you!!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Study shows wind turbines killed 600,000 bats last year | Watts Up ...

Study shows wind turbines killed 600,000 bats last year | Watts Up ... | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
I wonder how many bats coal and nuclear power plants killed last year? From the University of Colorado Denver Bats pollinate crops, control insects DENVER (Nov. 15, 2013) - More than 600000 bats were killed by wind ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Atlantic Array wind farm dropped by developer

Plans for a huge wind farm off the north Devon coast have been shelved.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Alaska's visiting bats and the hot maggots of autumn - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska's visiting bats and the hot maggots of autumn - Alaska Dispatch | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Alaska Dispatch
Alaska's visiting bats and the hot maggots of autumn
Alaska Dispatch
After she read a column on Alaska bats, Pat Holloway of Fairbanks sent a photo of a little brown bat that made it into her house this summer.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

How hibernacula may help scientists understand a deadly bat disease - MTPR

How hibernacula may help scientists understand a deadly bat disease - MTPR | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
How hibernacula may help scientists understand a deadly bat disease
MTPR
Where bats hibernate, how warm or cold, and how dry or damp the environment is, are questions being asked as researchers and recreationists explore Montana's caves.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

If There Were Lobbyists For Bats, There Would Be Fewer Wind Turbines

Outside the companies getting subsidy money from the government, not many people like wind turbines. It wasn't efficient in the 1300s and is not very good now, so energy scientists think it is a waste.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Pennsylvania Game Commission tries to rescue dwindling number of bats - Tribune-Review

Pennsylvania Game Commission tries to rescue dwindling number of bats - Tribune-Review | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Pennsylvania Game Commission tries to rescue dwindling number of bats Tribune-Review A swirl of black dashes, tens of thousands of bats used to swarm the Winfield Township entrance of Long Run Mine, straddling Butler and Armstrong counties, once...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Forest Service Puts Out 'Bat' Signal for You to Get Involved - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Forest Service Puts Out 'Bat' Signal for You to Get Involved - USDA.gov (press release) (blog) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Forest Service Puts Out 'Bat' Signal for You to Get Involved
USDA.gov (press release) (blog)
Indiana bats, such as this one, are part of a monitoring program on the Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

INL Site biologists capture rare bat visitor - Idaho State Journal

INL Site biologists capture rare bat visitor - Idaho State Journal | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
INL Site biologists capture rare bat visitor Idaho State Journal Scientists and collaborators with the Environmental Surveillance, Education, and Research (ESER) Program recently captured a rare visitor to one of Idaho's desert caves on the Idaho...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Labeling bat as endangered will affect energy development - West Virginia Record

Labeling bat as endangered will affect energy development
West Virginia Record
On Oct. 2, the United States Department of Interior (U.S.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Bats may struggle to hunt in warmer world - life - 11 December 2013 - New Scientist

Bats may struggle to hunt in warmer world - life - 11 December 2013 - New Scientist | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Rising temperatures will change how far bats' echolocation calls can travel and how loudly they return – some bats will be all but deafened (Holy climate change Batman!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Why killing vampire bats won't stop spread of rabies - NBCNews.com

Why killing vampire bats won't stop spread of rabies - NBCNews.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
RedOrbit Why killing vampire bats won't stop spread of rabies NBCNews.com Controlling the population of vampire bats by using poison or even explosives has been a decades-old way of trying to curb the spread of rabies in Latin America, but new...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

FWS Extends Comment Period for Northern Long-Eared Bat

FWS Extends Comment Period for Northern Long-Eared Bat | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
A colony of northern long-eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis) in a cave. Populations of northern long-eared bats in the Northeast have declined by about 99 percent due to white-nose syndrome. (Credit: USFWS)
The U.S.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

How to Save Bats From Wind Turbine Massacres - ABC News

How to Save Bats From Wind Turbine Massacres - ABC News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
How to Save Bats From Wind Turbine Massacres
ABC News
According to Bat Conservation International of Austin, Texas, the "low end estimate" of the value of bats to U.S. agriculture is at least $3.7 billion.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Of bats and birds and the wind turbine in Lewes | Wind Energy News

Of bats and birds and the wind turbine in Lewes | Wind Energy News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
It's a pretty big story across the land. Wind turbines and birds and what happens when they meet. Just last week, the U.S. Department of Justice ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Five Surprising New Bat Species Found in Africa - NatGeo News Watch (blog)

Five Surprising New Bat Species Found in Africa - NatGeo News Watch (blog) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Five Surprising New Bat Species Found in Africa
NatGeo News Watch (blog)
The bats belong to Vespertilionidae, the biggest and most well-known bat family.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

JSTOR: BioScience, Just Accepted

JSTOR: BioScience, Just Accepted | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bats Killed in Large Numbers at United States Wind Energy Facilities -- http://t.co/99Q77Je31U -- #Chiroptera
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Wind energy turbines kill hundreds of thousands of bats - Science Recorder

Wind energy turbines kill hundreds of thousands of bats - Science Recorder | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Science Recorder
Wind energy turbines kill hundreds of thousands of bats
Science Recorder
Birds aren't the only wildlife potentially imperiled by wind energy turbines. The blades kill large numbers of bats, too.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

US Wind Turbines Kill Over 600000 Bats A Year (And Plenty Of Birds Too) - iScienceTimes.com

US Wind Turbines Kill Over 600000 Bats A Year (And Plenty Of Birds Too) - iScienceTimes.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The Times (subscription) US Wind Turbines Kill Over 600000 Bats A Year (And Plenty Of Birds Too) iScienceTimes.com Wind turbines killed hundreds of thousands of bats in 2012 in the United States, according to an article by Mark Hayes of the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Professor wants to track bats in Nebraska - San Francisco Chronicle

Professor wants to track bats in Nebraska
San Francisco Chronicle
University of Nebraska at Kearney associate professor Keith Geluso says bats play an important role in the state by devouring mosquitoes and several insect pests that can damage crops.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

White-Nose Syndrome Fungus is Worse Than We Thought for Cave Bats - Science World Report

White-Nose Syndrome Fungus is Worse Than We Thought for Cave Bats - Science World Report | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
White-Nose Syndrome Fungus is Worse Than We Thought for Cave Bats
Science World Report
Bat populations are declining across the United States, plagued by a fungus known as white-nose syndrome.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Mortlock Flying Fox: Study Reveals New Info on World's Least-Studied Bat - Sci-News.com

Mortlock Flying Fox: Study Reveals New Info on World's Least-Studied Bat - Sci-News.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Sci-News.com
Mortlock Flying Fox: Study Reveals New Info on World's Least-Studied Bat
Sci-News.com
Taxonomy, distribution, and natural history of flying foxes (Chiroptera, Pteropodidae) in the Mortlock Islands and Chuuk State, Caroline Islands.
more...
No comment yet.