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Fostering the Future

We’re proud to announce the 2019 recipients of BCI’s Student Research Scholarship for Global Bat Conservation Priorities.             

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BCI Outraged by Planned Kill of Endangered Bats

BCI condemns the decision of the government of Mauritius to kill 13,000 individuals of the endangered Mauritius fruit bat (Pteropus niger). ....

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A Historic Moment: The Lesser Long-nosed Bat Is Delisted

Scientists and conservation groups in both Mexico and the U.S. have worked together over the years towards recovering the lesser long-nosed bat.   

 

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WNS Fungus Detected in South Dakota

The fungus that causes White-nose Syndrome (WNS) has been detected on bats in South Dakota for the first time.              

 

 

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Fungus Causing White-nose Syndrome Spreads into Central Texas

The fungus that causes White-nose Syndrome (WNS) in bats, detected for the first time in Texas in early 2017 in the Panhandle, has now spread into Central Texas.

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