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.
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.
For the first time, scientists have developed a detailed explanation of how white-nose syndrome (WNS) is killing millions of bats in North America, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Wisconsin.
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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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.
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.
Science 2.0 Winter Hibernation Energy Drain: How White-Nose Syndrome Kills Bats Science 2.0 Researchers have developed a detailed explanation of how white-nose syndrome is killing bats in parts of North America - the fungus Pseudogymnoascus...
Scientists are in a race to learn as much as they can about bats in Alaska. And that race has led to the discovery of two new species previously unknown in the state. The Hoary bat and the Yuma bat were both found in Southeast Alaska.
Popular Mechanics A Special Brain Compass Helps Bats, And Other Animals, Navigate Correctly Popular Science These so-called “head-direction cells” help rats, bats, cats, dolphins and other mammals orient themselves, according to several previously...
The deadly fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome has spread to bat colonies throughout eastern North America over the past seven years, causing bat populations to crash, with several species now at risk of extinction.
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