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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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
Conservation groups say agency sold out to special interests
Federal biologists say they won’t designate critical habitat for a species of bat threatened by white-nose syndrome. 556 more words
A deadly infection known as white-nose syndrome has wiped out millions of bats across five provinces and 28 states. But now the disease has shown up for the first time on the other side of the continent, within flying distance of British Columbia. 873 more words