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BatBnB is Just What Your Friendly Neighborhood Bats Need:

BatBnB is Just What Your Friendly Neighborhood Bats Need:

Despite the fact that bats do quite a lot for humans and the environment, they still remain among some of the most misunderstood creatures. However, a new startup — called BatBnB – is aiming to show us how and why we should start embracing our neighborhood bats. Unfortunately, bat populations have continued to suffer from threats ranging from habitat loss and wind turbines , to climate change and white-nose syndrome – a deadly disease that has continued to spread and decimate bats across the nation. Bats are an essential species for many ecosystems, and they play a valuable role pollinating plants, spreading seeds and eating insects. Those insects bug us in our backyards, and pose a threat to agriculture, but the solutions we’ve come up with for dealing with them typically involve chemicals and pesticides that aren’t good for anybody. In an effort to come up with a better ...

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