18 Jan '12, 9am

6.7 Million Bats Dead From White-Nose Syndrome | Care2 Causes

6.7 Million Bats Dead From White-Nose Syndrome | Care2 Causes

In 2006, scientists began to notice that a mysterious disease was decimating bat populations in upstate New York with unexpected speed and thoroughness. Now identified as ‘white-nose syndrome’, bat biologists estimate that this fast-moving disease has now killed as many as 6.7 million bats in North America over the past six years. White-nose syndrome refers to a white fungus that appears on the nose, wings, and other body parts of infected, hibernating bats . The new estimate is dramatically higher than the previous one, dating from 2009, that white-nose syndrome had killed 1 million bats on the continent. The disease has spread from Nova Scotia to Tennessee, infecting bat colonies in 16 states and four provinces. In 2010, scientists predicted that unless a cure could be found, white-nose syndrome could completely wipe out brown bat populations within the next 16 years. “T...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/up-to-6-7-million-bats-dead-f...

Tweets

This is unbelievable! - Fungus has killed 6 million bats, U.S. says

This is unbelievable! - Fungus has killed 6 mil...

mnn.com 18 Jan '12, 2pm

Scientists have had a hard time keeping tabs on WNS partly because it's hard to keep tabs on bats. They like to hibernate ...

Scientists Estimate Up to 7 Million Bats Dead F...

biologicaldiversity.org 17 Jan '12, 9pm

For Immediate Release, January 17, 2012 Contact: Mollie Matteson, (802) 318-1487 Scientists Estimate Up to 6.7 Million Bat...

sexy white PANTY underwear lingerie: S$ 7.00End...

ebay.com.sg 23 Jan '12, 6pm

*The estimated delivery time is based on the seller's handling time, the postage service selected, and the payment method ...

sexy BABYDOLL white lingerie: S$ 17.00End Date:...

ebay.com.sg 24 Jan '12, 6am

*The estimated delivery time is based on the seller's handling time, the postage service selected, and the payment method ...

Solar in Hawaii: the Supernova Syndrome - Renew...

renewableenergyfocus.com 17 Jan '12, 1pm

Solar in Hawaii: the Supernova Syndrome 17 January 2012 Marco Mangelsdorf Hawaii has been a red hot solar success story in...

Meebo Founder: Apps Will Be Dead In 3-5 Years

thedomains.com 18 Jan '12, 1pm

There are many who think that Apps will kill domain names. Stories have been written on the topic , Sessions at domain nam...

Lab Monkey Left in Cage, Boiled Alive | Care2 Causes

Lab Monkey Left in Cage, Boiled Alive | Care2 C...

care2.com 19 Jan '12, 2am

An inspection report from the United States Department of Agriculture has revealed that, back in July, New Jersey-based ph...

About $150 million collected in ERP every year

About $150 million collected in ERP every year

straitstimes.com 18 Jan '12, 9am

The Government has collected more than $400 million in Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) charges from drivers over the last th...

Mexican's Rolex Award helps him restore rare bats:

Mexican's Rolex Award helps him restore rare bats:

rolexawards.com 19 Jan '12, 1pm

Three years ago, renowned bat biologist and conservationist Rodrigo Medellín was working in the warm, humid interior of a ...

Poodle Shot Dead By Airport Security | Care2 Causes

Poodle Shot Dead By Airport Security | Care2 Ca...

care2.com 12 Jan '12, 6am

How would you answer this question? Is it O.K. for airport security to shoot and kill a dog that escaped from its kennel a...