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New Rule for Northern Long-eared Bat Fails to Address the Threat of White-Nose Syndrome
Opportunities to address White-Nose Syndrome (WNS), the main force driving the imperilment of the threatened northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), were largely ignored under a final rule for the species issued this month by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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The Mirimiri is one of the world’s rarest bats and is known only from the cloud forests on Taveuni Island, Fiji.
Researchers surveyed for 40 nights and only captured one Mirimiri. BCI is developing plans to work with colleagues in Fiji and from Australia to identify its critical roost sites and enhance protection of the habitat upon which it relies.