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northern long-eared bat
2014-12-04 06:44:39

Over the last seven years, a deadly fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome has spread throughout bat populations in North America, and the disease has left several species at risk of extinction.

population explosion
2014-09-19 07:01:11

The global population could soar well beyond expectations in the years ahead, topping current projections that there will be nine billion men and women living on planet Earth by 2100 by more than two billion, researchers claim in a new study.

2014-07-28 23:09:32

The coming period of economic contraction and resource shortage will cause the entire world to reject liberalism and turn back towards conservatism, according to a new scientific text published

UV Light Used As A New Tool To Detect White-Nose Syndrome In Bats
2014-05-30 12:22:49

According to a new study in the Journal of Wildlife Diseases, biologists looking to identify bats with the deadly white-nose syndrome have a new, non-invasive tool – ultraviolet light.

A Refined Technique On Sampling Bat Population Sizes Developed
2014-05-29 14:25:11

For years, researchers have been using acoustic monitoring technology to assess the bat population in specific areas. Researchers conducting a new study around Form Drum in upstate New York have now developed a refined method on this non-invasive sampling technique.

2014-04-21 08:21:37

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A devastating oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara inspired Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson to create the first Earth Day

2014-03-21 16:23:10

Increase in Concentration of Newly Identified Replikin Beetoxingene Preceded Current CCD Outbreaks; Beetoxingene Sequences are CCD Blocker and Vaccine Candidates

Researchers Reveal New Clues Of Bat Killer’s Path
2014-01-30 11:08:17

As North American bats face a death toll approaching 7 million, University of Akron scientists reveal new clues about their killer, White Nose Syndrome, or WNS.

Population Growth Was Slow In The US During 2013
2014-01-01 05:37:00

The U.S. population grew by a mere 0.72 percent in the last year, the lowest since the Great Depression in 1937, according to new figures released by the Census Bureau on Monday.

Deadly Fungus Cause Of Frog Declines In The Andes
2013-12-13 07:25:23

Amphibians at high elevations can tolerate temperature changes, but susceptible to deadly fungus


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