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Harvest Public Media – August 18, 2011 – Holy battered bats! Double menace threatens farmers’ helpers

Kansas City Star – September 13, 2011 – Bats’ decline could cost Midwestern farmers billions

On Earth Magazine – August 24, 2011 – The Man Who Loves Bats

Science News – September 10, 2011 – Helping Bats Hold On

Inside Science – August 16, 2011 – Look, Up in the Sky – It’s Aeroecology

The Chronicle – July 24, 2011 – An Honored Biologist Works Into the Night for a Threatened Species

KXAN, Uvalde County, Texas – July 7, 2011 – Group uses weather tool to study bats

Boston Globe, June 30, 2011 – Bat declines gets in-depth endangered species review

Texas Farm Bureau, June 13, 2011 – Nature’s Pest Controller

Animal News (Morris Animal Foundation), May 2011 – Going to bat for bats

ABC Radio, May 6, 2011 – Disease decimates bat colonies

WBUR Radio Boston – Thomas Kunz: Brown Bats Face Extinction

Boston Globe Green Blog – Bats are worth billions

OEco – O valioso trabalho dos morcegos

New York Times – The Dollars and Cents of Bats and Farming

Discovery News – Billion Dollar Bats In Danger

Wired.com – Bats are worth at least $3 billion per year

Voice of America.com – Weather Radar Tracks Bats, Birds, Bugs

BU Today – “Bat Man” Named Warren Distinguished Professor

Boston University Arts & Sciences – BU’s Thomas Kunz Introduces New Discipline of Aeroecology at AAAS Symposium

Yahoo Taiwan - ‘Aeroecology’ uses radar to track flying animals

Szsky.com – ‘Aeroecology’ uses radar to track flying animals

Ireland.com – Radar use sparks new science

Irish Times – Radar use sparks new science

My Northwest – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

Canon City Daily Record – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

The Canadian Press – Biologists find treasure-trove in radar data that merely annoy weather forecasters

ArsipBerita.com – ‘Aeroecology’ uses radar to track flying animals

WorldNews – News from 2011 AAAS Annual Meeting Interview with Winifred F. Frick, Ph.D.

Facebook EurekAlert – Videos from 2011 AAAS Meeting

EurekAlert – Interview with Winifred Frick, Ph.D.

WXVT 15 – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

The Spec – Biologists find treasure trove in radar data that merely annoy weather forecasters

News 72 – Weather radar used in wildlife studies

570 News – Biologists find treasure trove in radar data that merely annoy weather forecasters

University of Oklahoma – University of Oklahoma Researchers Tapping the Potential of Radar Technologies to Advance Emerging Discipline of Aeroecology

World Weather Post – Using Weather Radar To Observe Birds

RedOrbit – OU Researchers Tapping The Potential Of Radar Technologies To Advance Aeroecology

NewsGuide – UC Santa Cruz scientist uses storm-chasing weather radar to track bat populations

The Channel News – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

MSG – Scientists use storm-chasing weather radar to track bat populations

Arakan Indobhasaa – ‘Aeroecology’ uses radar to track flying animals

Pashtun Forums – ‘Aeroecology’ uses radar to track flying animals

PoliJAM Times – Weather radar used in wildlife studies

Vipeness – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

KIVI TV Boise – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

The Tennessean – Weather radar clutter gives data on small critters

ABC News 4 Charleston – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

The Post and Courier – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

UC Santa Cruz – UCSC scientist uses storm-chasing weather radar to track bats

Facebook – Post-Doc Researcher Winifred F. Frick, of Environmental Studies, uses storm-chasing radar to track bats

YubaNet – UC Santa Cruz scientist uses storm-chasing weather radar to track bat populations

Above Top Secret – Aeroecology uses radar to spot a single bee at 50 km

Newser – Biologists find treasure trove in radar data that merely annoy weather forecasters

USA Today – Weather radar clutter is boon to study birds, bugs, and bats

Science Daily – Storm-Chasing Weather Radar Used to Track Bat Populations

The Daily Caller – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

The Joey Lakey Blog – Radar used to track bats, birds, and insects

Las Vegas Sun – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

SFGate – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

KTVN Reno – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

KTV 7 Arkansas – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

14WFIE – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

Tampa Bay Online – Weather radar images are boon for biologists

FOX 6 Springfield – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

WBOC 16 Delmarva – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

Arizona Daily Star – Radar info once thought useless is a key tool for ‘aeroecologists’

Tehran Times – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

ABC News – Weather Radar Clutter Is Boon for Biologists

Yahoo – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

Global Good News – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

Scientific Computing – OU researchers tapping the potential of radar technologies to advance aeroecology

Wired News – ‘Aeroecology’ uses radar to track flying animals

Associated Press – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

Unity – ‘Aeroecology’ uses radar to track flying animals

MSNBC – Weather radar clutter is boon for biologists

Latest Trends News – ‘Aeroecology’ uses radar to track flying animals

South Hampton Wired – ‘Aeroecology uses radar to track flying animals

Bradford Wired – ‘Aeroecology uses radar to track flying animals

Liverpool Wired – ‘Aeroecology’ uses radar to track flying animals

Glasgow Wired – ‘Aeroecology’ uses radar to track flying animals

Brighton Wired – ‘Aeroecology’ uses radar to track flying animals

Manchester Wired – ‘Aeroecology’ uses radar to track flying animals

PhysOrg – Scientists use storm-chasing weather radar to track bat populations

Science Daily – Storm-Chasing Weather Radar Used to Track Bat Populations

NPR – Weather Radar Clutter Is Boon For Biologists

Science – Scientists Use Weather Radar to Track Bats

BBC – ‘Aeroecology’ uses radar to track flying animals

AAAS – New Science of Aeroecology Follows Life in the Skies for Bats, Bugs, and More

EurekAlert - Interview with Winifred Frick, Ph.D.

BBC – Weather radar could track creatures’ flight patterns

Science Metropolis – Why Biodiversity Matters

Burlington Free Press – Scientists race to solve mysteries of bat-killing white-nose syndrome

Audubon – Going To Bats for Bats

CBC Radio – White Nose Syndrome Killing Bats

Boston Globe – Citing a bat emergency, scientists seek US aid

Scientific American – As white-nose syndrome wipes out little brown bats, groups petition for emergency protection

Physorg.com – Interim protections sought for little brown bats

Newsday.com – Plea to U.S. on behalf of little brown bat

Associated Press – Groups ask feds to say once common bat needs help

Final Status Review – Little Brown Myotis should be listed under Endangered Species Act!

National Geographic – Bat Genocide

The Independent – Bat disease threatens ecological catastrophe

Popular Science – Bat Conference, Day 1: Students Rush To Front Lines in Battle To Save Bats

New Haven Independent – This Halloween, Real Bats are Scarce

Bostonia – Countdown to Extinction

Popular Science - Racing to Save Bats From Extinction, Biologists Turn to New Tools

Denver Post – Devastating fungus threatens Colorado’s bat population

MSNBC – Bat-killing disease appears harmless in Europe

CAS Features – In the Field with BU’s Bat Man

CAS News – Bats and Birds Inspire Aircraft Design

Whyevolutionistrue.com – Holy Infared Cameras, Batman!

LoHud.com – White-nose syndrome threatens brown bats

The Christian Science Monitor – Horrible fungus driving bug-loving brown bats to extinction

The Republican-American – Report says brown bats may be doomed

WFCR, Amherst, MA – Small Brown Bats Likely Gone From Region in 20 Years

Scientific American – Struck out: Fatal fungus could kill off U.S. Northeast’s little brown bats in 20 years

NBC New York – NY State Bat Populations May Be Extinct Within 20 Years: Report

New York Times Blog, Dot Earth – Fungus on Track to Extinguish Bats in Northeast

BBC – Disease ‘killed one million bats’

Science for Kids – White-nose disease a serious problem for bats — how can kids help?

Science News – Emerging disease may wipe out common Northeast bat

National Geographic News – Bats to Go Extinct From Deadly Fungus, Study Says

USCS Press – Bats facing regional extinction in the northeast from rapidly spreading disease, UCSC researcher finds

Discovery News – U.S. Bats Flying Toward Extinction

Wired – America’s Most Common Bat Headed for Eastern Extinction

Eurekalert – BU scientists release alarming data on regional bat populations

LiveScience – Common Brown Bat Will Be Extinct in 16 Years

Physorg.com – Bats facing regional extinction from rapidly spreading disease

WCVB TV Boston – Devastating Extinction of Bats Predicted

ScienceFriday – Bad Day for Bats

The Boston Globe -Deadly bat disease on track to wipe out a species in the Northeast

The Guardian – Deadly fungus threat to insect-eating US bats

Suite101 – Life in the Clouds: Are Clouds an Ecological Zone for Microorganisms?

NatGeo blog - Technology Reveals Airborne Creatures of the Night

New Scientist, March 27, 2010 – Murder At The Bat Cave

The Quad, March 14, 2010 – BU’s Own Batman, Professor Kunz

Synapse (BU’s Undergraduate Science Magazine), March 18, 2010- Is wind energy really as “green” as we think?

Tennessean, February 18, 2010- Bat disease could wipe out huge ally in Tenn. agriculture

WHYY Radio, February, 2010- Bats In Peril

Boston Globe, November, 2009 – What’s killing the bats?

October, 2009 – U.S. Fish & Wildlife announces $800,000 in WNS grants

The Scientist, October, 2009 – Behavior in Action: Tools and Techniques for Tracking Mammalian Behavior

October, 2009 – Dr. Kunz nominated for the 2010 Indianapolis Prize!

BBC News, October, 2009 – Bats set up homes on the highway

CBS News, September, 2009 – Declining Bat Population

BU Today, September, 2009 – Bat Man vs. White Nose

BU Arts & Sciences, August, 2009 – Research Team Awarded $2.8 Million to Model Group Behavior

MetroWest Daily News, July, 2009 – Attention bat detectives: State needs help figuring out killer fungus

The Day, July, 2009 – Mystery of the massive bat die-off

Voice of America, June, 2009, – A Million Bats Dead from Mysterious Disease

WGBH, May 19, 2009 – One Guest – Tom Kunz, Bat Expert

New Jersey Star Ledger, May, 2009 – Disease leads to steep decline in New Jersey bat population

Washington Post, April, 2009 – Mysterious Bat-Killing Disease Found In 2 Va. Caves

Boston Globe, April, 2009 – Sick bats’ PR problem could prove to be deadly

Vermont Channel 3 News, March, 2009 – Bat Cave Devastated by Disease

Washington Times, March, 2009 – Wind energy finds fix for exploding bats

Nature Conservancy Magazine – Spring, 2009 – In the Dark

ScienceNews – January, 2009 – Carlsbad’s 8 Million ‘Lost’ Bats Likely Never Existed

Houston Chronicle – January, 2009 – Bats’ surprising behavior

ScienceNews – January, 2009 – Fifty-two things to do with a bat wing

Discovery News – December, 2008 – Top 5 Science Animal Videos

The Phoenix – December, 2008 – Expert: Expanding wind power could unhinge insects

National Science Foundation “Discoveries” – November, 2008 – Placing a Dollar Value on Services Provided by Bats

ABC 40, November, 2008 – Boston University Studies Bat Deaths in Chester

Radio Canada – November, 2008 – Le syndrome du museau blanc de la chauve-souris

Science News – October, 2008 – Bat syndrome’s telltale white nose-mold new to science

LA Times – October, 2008 – Die-off of bats is linked to new fungus

Scientific American – October, 2008 – What’s Causing Bats to Drop Like Flies

National Science Foundation “Discoveries” – October, 2008 – Gone Bats over Aeroecology

NPR – Living on Earth – October, 2008 – Fly-by-night Murder Mystery

Science Metropolis – September, 2008 – Introducing Aeroecology: Scientists Study Life in Flight

Boston Globe – August, 2008 – Look up, he says, where bats live

Science Daily – August, 2008 – Emerging Scientific Discipline of Aeroecology

Fox 25 News – August, 2008 – Disappearance of Bats: Hurting Our Ecosystem?

Medical News Today – August, 2008 – The Emerging Scientific Discipline of Aeroecology

Boston Globe – July, 2008 – Wing Damage

Channel 5 News – July, 2008 – Mysterious Illness Killing Bats

Boston Globe – May, 2008 – What Are These Bats Telling Us About the Environment We Live In?

Bostonia Magazine – Spring, 2008 – In the Field with BU’s Bat Man: Infrared Cameras and Algorithms Count Mammals Flying in Dark

NPR – April, 2008 – Bats Plagued by Mysterious ‘White-Nose’ Disease

New York Times – March, 2008 – Bats Perish, and No One Knows Why

Boston Globe – February, 2008 – Die-off of bats could hurt area crops