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'Listening' helps scientists track bats without exposing the animals to disease - Phys.Org

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Phys.Org 'Listening' helps scientists track bats without exposing the animals to disease Phys.Org A fungus that infects bats as they hibernate is killing them by the millions, placing three species in the East perilously close to being declared...
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Study of Marin's McEvoy wind turbine: 3 dead bats, no dead birds - Marin Independent Journal

Study of Marin's McEvoy wind turbine: 3 dead bats, no dead birds - Marin Independent Journal | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Study of Marin's McEvoy wind turbine: 3 dead bats, no dead birds Marin Independent Journal The comprehensive, 39-month study of bird mortality near the 148-foot McEvoy Ranch wind turbine turned up no evidence of any bird killed by the device,...
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Frontiers in Zoology | Abstract | Second generation sequencing and ...

We used morphological analysis and Illumina-based second generation sequencing to study the winter diet of Natterer's bat (Myotis nattereri) and compared the results obtained from these two approaches.
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Wind Security Guards, Bald Eagles, Bats, High School Wind Manufacturers ... - CleanTechnica

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Wind Security Guards, Bald Eagles, Bats, High School Wind Manufacturers ...
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Bats are the new eagles it seems. At the conference at least, attention has moved on from avian mortality to concerns about bat species.
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Leaf Litter Keeps Ground-Roosting Bats Warm - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

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Leaf Litter Keeps Ground-Roosting Bats Warm
USDA.gov (press release) (blog)
When winter weather arrives, most bats hibernate in caves, but a few species migrate to warmer areas.
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New Forest Service plan considers endangered Indiana bat - Gainesville Times

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New Forest Service plan considers endangered Indiana bat
Gainesville Times
Weighing less than a pound and spanning about 10 inches, the mouse-eared Indiana bat has been winging its way into recent Hall County transportation projects.
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Mystery Cave bats deemed healthy despite fungus epidemic

Mystery Cave bats deemed healthy despite fungus epidemic | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
A dangerous syndrome creeping westward across America is killing millions of bats in its path. Back in August, a debilitating fungus called White Nose Syndrome was detected at two parks in Minnesota. But tests from last month reveal the bats at Mystery Cave State Park are healthy; at least for now.
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Why Bats Carrying Deadly Diseases Don't Get Sick - LiveScience.com

Why Bats Carrying Deadly Diseases Don't Get Sick - LiveScience.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
LiveScience.com Why Bats Carrying Deadly Diseases Don't Get Sick LiveScience.com Bats' ability to fly may protect them against becoming ill with a range of viruses known to be deadly to humans, including Ebola and rabies, according to a new...
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Fungal Disease Fatal to Bats Spreads - Sci-Tech Today

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Fungal Disease Fatal to Bats Spreads
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Bats in Michigan and Wisconsin have been infected with a disease that has killed millions of creatures elsewhere in the U.S. and could have a detrimental impact on forestry.
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States raise concerns about protection plan for northern long-eared bat - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

States raise concerns about protection plan for northern long-eared bat - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
States raise concerns about protection plan for northern long-eared bat Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Wisconsin and three other Great Lakes states have asked federal authorities to delay plans to protect an imperiled bat species because the proposed...
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White-nose syndrome, fatal to bats, has spread to half of US - The Seattle Times

White-nose syndrome, fatal to bats, has spread to half of US - The Seattle Times | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
White-nose syndrome, fatal to bats, has spread to half of US The Seattle Times Officials acknowledged they had no cure and could take only limited steps to protect bats, which provide an enormous economic and ecological benefit by feasting on...
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Deadly bat disease detected in Wisconsin - The Westby Times

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Londonderry News Deadly bat disease detected in Wisconsin The Westby Times White-nose syndrome, a bat disease that has spread to 23 states and killed up to 5 million bats since 2006, has been confirmed in Wisconsin, state natural resources...
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Spike In Bat Deaths, Injuries May Be Tied To California Drought - CBS Local

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Spike In Bat Deaths, Injuries May Be Tied To California Drought
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WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A spike in dead and injured bats from Woodland to West Sacramento may be related to the drought, an expert tells CBS13.
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Glow-in-the-dark tool lets scientists find diseased bats - Phys.Org

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Glow-in-the-dark tool lets scientists find diseased bats
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Credit: Nathan Ramsay, USGS.
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Bats Keep Social Networks | Science Features - USGS

Bats Keep Social Networks | Science Features - USGS | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Chances are when you hear the term social network your mind immediately refers to one of the many social networking platforms available today. A less thought of context for the term is one that relates to bats.
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Ontario's little brown bats now listed as endangered | Beach Metro ...

Ontario's little brown bats now listed as endangered | Beach Metro ... | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Ontario's little brown bats now listed as endangered. By Ann Brokelman • May 14, 2014 • Print This Article. On a sunny afternoon at Ashbridges Bay I noticed something flying very low overhead. Whatever it was had strangely shaped wings ...
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Protect Our Bats - New York Times

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Protect Our Bats
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DISEASE and heedless management of wind turbines are killing North America's bats, with potentially devastating consequences for agriculture and human health.
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BLM Proposes Plan to Slow Spread of WNS to Colorado | The Wildlife Society News

BLM Proposes Plan to Slow Spread of WNS to Colorado | The Wildlife Society News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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North American Windpower: Can Radar Really Predict Risk To Birds And Bats At Wind Projects?

North American Windpower: Can Radar Really Predict Risk To Birds And Bats At Wind Projects? | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bringing wind power news and analysis to industry professionals, North American Windpower covers utility-scale projects, renewable energy policy, turbine technology, and the market for new products and services.
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Mystery Cave bats deemed healthy despite fungus epidemic

Mystery Cave bats deemed healthy despite fungus epidemic | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
A dangerous syndrome creeping westward across America is killing millions of bats in its path. Back in August, a debilitating fungus called White Nose Syndrome was detected at two parks in Minnesota. But tests from last month reveal the bats at Mystery Cave State Park are healthy; at least for now.
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Northern California bat population declining amid drought conditions - Fox News

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Northern California bat population declining amid drought conditions
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A rescue organization says it is receiving an unusually high number of reports of dead or dying bats at this time of year as drought conditions grip Northern California.
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Nature Calling: Deadly bat disease discovered in Wisconsin colony - Appleton Post Crescent

Nature Calling: Deadly bat disease discovered in Wisconsin colony - Appleton Post Crescent | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Nature Calling: Deadly bat disease discovered in Wisconsin colony Appleton Post Crescent Yard MD: Sending an SOS for Wisconsin's bats: A deadly bat disease has been discovered in one Wisconsin colony, threatening to spread and wipe out hundreds of...
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City lights threaten rainforests by deterring bats - Mongabay.com

City lights threaten rainforests by deterring bats - Mongabay.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
City lights threaten rainforests by deterring bats
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Fruit-eating bats play an important role in forest regeneration, collecting and spreading seeds far and wide. However, human development may be stymying bat-mediated dispersal.
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Bats diagnosed with white-nose syndrome found in Michigan - Battle Creek Enquirer

Bats diagnosed with white-nose syndrome found in Michigan - Battle Creek Enquirer | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bats diagnosed with white-nose syndrome found in Michigan Battle Creek Enquirer Last week the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that the disease known to kill 70–90 percent of all infected bats has been found in three counties:...
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Frog songs attract bats – Life Lines - ScienceBlogs

Frog songs attract bats – Life Lines - ScienceBlogs | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
... attract bats. Posted by Dr. Dolittle on March 31, 2014. (0). More ». Check out this neat video highlighting how frog-eating bats are using frog mating calls to know where to pick up dinner: Keywords: bat, dinner, evolution, Frog · (0).
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