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Say No to Killing 18,000 threatened Mauritian Flying Foxes

 The Mauritian government announced its plans to go forward with a plan to cull approximately 18,000 threatened Mauritian flying foxes – 20% of the global population!


BCI Seeks Director of Conservation Science

The Director of Conservation Science will serve as principal science officer and manager of conservation-related scientific research and partnerships for Bat Conservation International.


BCI awards Grassroots Grants for 2015

From Malaysia to Venezuela, Bat Conservation International’s grassroots grants help support bats around the world.                    


Job Opportunity at BCI: Subterranean Specialist

BCI has an opening for a Subterranean Specialist. This position requires a highly trained, highly motivated individual willing and able to conduct field work above and below ground safely, efficiently, and professionally in a variety of environments throughout the United States.


Bats Worth Over $1 Billion to Corn Industry

Corn fieldIn the grassy cornfields of Southern Illinois bats are on the hunt for insects, and according to new research, farmers have more than a billion reasons to be grateful for it.


International Groups Forge a Global Alliance for Bat Conservation

The International National Trust Organization and Bat Conservation International form a unique partnership to protect the world’s 1330+ species of bats 


Wind industry to get proactive about bat conservation

Windmill against sunsetNew industry guidelines aim to save thousands of bats each year by idling turbines at low wind speeds during peak bat migration season.


What's Singing Got to Do with It?

Portrait New Zealand Bat

Tucked away in a tiny tree hollow is a creature that loves to sing. Conventional wisdom might suggest it’s a bird. But don’t be fooled—it’s actually the male lesser short-tailed bat, Mystacina tuberculata.


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