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Wonder 5.5: Graphite Mines - Bat Bust

When last we left our Wonder, it was 1921: the graphite market had turned; the mines were abruptly closed and abandoned; Graphite had become a ghost town. 1,380 more words

General Non-Fiction

Alberta steps up to bat to prevent white-nose syndrome

There are about 1000 species of bats in the world, and most are beneficial. A little brown bat, for example, can consume more than 600 mosquito-sized insects in an hour. 320 more words


Officials: New Cases Of White-Nose Syndrome In Bats Found

MOHAWK, Mich. (AP) – State officials say they’ve received the first reports this winter of Michigan bats dying from white-nose syndrome.

Dead bats have been found outside an abandoned copper mine near Mohawk in the Upper Peninsula’s Keweenaw County. 116 more words


Biodiversity bills, white nose syndrome, and a heat record: this week in environmental news

Each week MNA gathers news from around Michigan and the country related to conservation and the environment. Here is a bit of what happened this week in environmental news: 285 more words

Weekly News Recap

Going To Bat Zone To Meet The Real Batman

By Maximillian Boudreaux

On Thursday January 15th, 2015 I went on an exciting video shoot as well a new adventure to the Bat Zone, located behind the Cranbrook Institute of Science. 344 more words


To the batcave! Scientists hunting white-nose syndrome clues discover new bacteria

Researchers from the Czech Republic recently had a lucky break when they discovered not one but two new species of bacteria in bats that were emerging from hibernation in the Jeseníky Mountains in the north of the country. 669 more words

Environmental Microbiology