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What Does the Bat Say? 0

What Does the Bat Say?

A group of environmentally-aware students from the Inspire Academy in Muncie, Indiana, have put together a very imaginative and entertaining parody video (based on the viral sensation “What does the fox say”). the video...

Room for wildlife and their worms? 2

Room for wildlife and their worms?

Article by Dr. Emily Jenkins, veterinarian and Associate Professor, Veterinary Public Health, University of Saskatchewan Am I the worst thing that could happen to wildlife?  I am a veterinarian – sworn to protect animal health...

Who put the dead crow in the freezer? 0

Who put the dead crow in the freezer?

I realized that we might have an unusual viewpoint on roadkill in our house when the neighbors observed, wide-eyed, as my husband bagged a dead crow in the alley and triumphantly brought it in...

Snake Fungal Disease in the United States – NWHC Wildlife Health Bulletin 1

Snake Fungal Disease in the United States – NWHC Wildlife Health Bulletin

Snake Fungal Disease (SFD) is an emerging disease in certain populations of wild snakes in the eastern and midwestern United States. While fungal infections were occasionally reported in wild snakes prior to 2006, recently...

Biodiversity may protect against spread of disease – AAAS blog link 0

Biodiversity may protect against spread of disease – AAAS blog link

One key issue in the ecology of infectious diseases is the extent to which biodiversity affects the occurrence of disease. There is theory and evidence for and against the notion that high biodiversity will...

Environment Canada announces funding to fight threat of White nose Syndrome to Bats 0

Environment Canada announces funding to fight threat of White nose Syndrome to Bats

OTTAWA, Ont. – April 5, 2013 – Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, today announced funding to respond to the threat of White-nose Syndrome, a fungal disease that is threatening bat species in North...