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White-Nose Syndrome found in WA State could spell disaster for BC bats

A deadly bat disease that has recently been found in Washington State, could be a disaster for the bat population in B.C.

White-Nose Syndrome is a deadly fungus that kills bats and there is currently no known cure. 741 more words

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Hope for bats: How soil bacteria might be the answer to stopping White-nose Syndrome

By Madelyne Maag

Number 10916 didn’t look much different from any other Little Brown bat, but wildlife researcher Sybill Amelon with the U.S. Forest Service knew that it, along with 19 others, would serve a great purpose. 1,585 more words

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White-Nose Syndrome Continues To Spread In Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A fatal bat disease continues to spread across Wisconsin.

The state Department of Natural Resources says over-winter surveillance shows white-nose syndrome or the fungus that causes it is now present in 14 counties, up from eight after over-winter surveillance that ended in 2015. 93 more words

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Fragile Species: Can Texas Bats Survive an Eastern Plague?

At The Texas Observer, Asher Elbein writes on how wind farms and White Nose Syndrome are decimating bat populations and why preserving them is critical to the economy and ecosystems of Texas.

https://discover.wordpress.com/2016/04/29/fragile-species-can-texas-bats-survive-an-eastern-plague/

Fragile Species: Can Texas Bats Survive an Eastern Plague?

At The Texas Observer, Asher Elbein writes on how wind farms and White Nose Syndrome are decimating bat populations and why preserving them is critical to the economy and ecosystems of Texas.

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CDFW Biologists on High Alert for Signs of White-Nose Syndrome in Bats

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is monitoring developments following the recent detection of white-nose syndrome (WNS) in a bat in Washington state. The disease has been responsible for killing millions of America’s bats, and CDFW scientists are enlisting the public to help prevent its spread. 717 more words

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