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Protecting America’s Rarest Bat with Opening of the FPL Bat Lab at Zoo Miami

Miami, Fla. – (Oct. 24, 2019) – The FPL Bat Lab at Zoo Miami officially opened today focused on providing solutions to protect the federally


Communities Encouraged to Take Action to Help Bats Across the Globe During Bat Week

Washington, DC (October 16, 2019) – A coalition of partners across North America announced the launch of Bat Week, an international celebration of


Fungus that causes bat-killing disease White-nose Syndrome is expanding in Texas

BCI announced today that early signs of the fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans (Pd) have been detected at one of the world’s premier bat conservation sites, Bracken Cave Preserve


Helping Migratory Bats with Agave Planting Event

BCI announced today the launch of an agave planting initiative throughout Southwest, Tucson area, and Mexico to support the lesser long-nosed bat


Global Bat Populations Need Research and Conservation Action

New Paper from Bat Conservation International Scientists Underscores the Need for Expanded Research and Data Collection to Better Protect Bat Species 


Fat Bats Withstand Effects of White-nose Syndrome

 BCI announced today that two of its esteemed scientists, Tina Cheng and Winifred Frick, published a paper in the Journal of Animal Ecology 


Protecting Homes and Food Sources of Two Critical Bat Species

 Lesser Long-Nosed and Mexican Long-Nosed Bats Receiving Support from Bat Conservation International’s New Program Supported by XTO Energy 


Working to Save America’s Rarest Bat – the Florida Bonneted Bat

 A new aggressive multi-faceted campaign to save the Florida bonneted bat, America’s rarest bat. Funding for the conservation effort is possible


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