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Bats rebound in NY caves first hit by white-nose

posted on April 20, 2012 at 2:06 PM

There are more bats in caves first struck by white-nose syndrome, giving researchers a glimmer of hope in the scourge that has killed millions of bats in North America. Full Story

Bat Disease May Increase Farm Pesticide Use

posted on April 15, 2011 at 3:04 PM

CHAMPAIGN, Ill (AP) -- A group of researchers says the threat posed to bats by a fatal disease isn't just a threat to the animals but to American agriculture, one they believe farmers and consumers alike scarcely appreciate. Full Story

Researchers Focus on Bringing Missing Bees Back

posted on January 9, 2009 at 8:01 PM

STATE COLLEGE, Pa (AP) — Scientists in the field and the lab are trying to solve a mystery critical to the future of American agriculture: Why are honeybee hives failing at a disturbingly high rate? Full Story

Wildlife Protection Regulation May Halt Wind Turbine Development

posted on June 8, 2007 at 8:06 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - A House committee chairman from a coal-producing state backed away Wednesday from requiring regulations for the wind energy industry to protect birds and bats, rules the industry said would halt development of wind farms as an... Full Story

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