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Environment: Could bacteria be the key to slowing the lethal spread of bat-killing white-nose syndrome?
UC Santa Cruz research suggests preventive treatment may be possible
FRISCO — While most of the news about bats and white-nose syndrome is not good, there’s a glimmer of hope for a preventive treatment, according to scientists at the University of California, Santa Cruz. 427 more words
What: EFN Meeting: Bugs Out – Bats Out
When: Thursday April 16, 7:00 pm
Where: Classroom CL140 Vermilion Community College
Much and talk has occurred lately about bats and it has gone beyond just biology to respect, protections, management, human impacts involved agencies and social responsibility. 157 more words
Watch above: A conservationist who works for Saskatoon’s Beaver Creek conservation area says the bat population is plummeting across Canada. Amber Rockliffe reports.
SASKATOON – They weigh as much as a loonie and fly up to 35 kilometres per hour; but most importantly, they consume up to 1,200 mosquitoes every hour. 225 more words
White-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has killed millions of bats in the eastern United States, continues to affect bat populations in western North Carolina, although the declines associated with the deadly disease appear to be leveling off in some areas. 1,042 more words