News and Articles

Nature: The cost of conservation. A new study puts a dollar amount on the cost of conserving biodiversity.

October 18th, 2012

“Global biodiversity priced at $76 billion”

http://www.nature.com/news/global-biodiversity-priced-at-76-billion-1.11582

October 11, 2012 by Nature

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Harvest Public Media features story on threatened bats in the Midwest

September 22nd, 2011

“Holy battered bats! Double menace threatens farmers’ helpers”

http://harvestpublicmedia.org/article/718/holy-battered-bats-double-menace-threatens-farmers-helpers/5

August 18, 2011 by Tim Lloyd

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Kansas City Star: “Bats’ decline could cost Midwestern farmers billions”

September 13th, 2011

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On Earth Magazine: “The Man Who Loves Bats”

August 29th, 2011

Tom Kunz fights to save a vital but misunderstood creature from extinction

http://www.onearth.org/article/the-man-who-loves-bats

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ScienceNews publishes “Helping Bats Hold On”

August 29th, 2011

Scientists seek a savior as a deadly fungal pandemic explodes through vulnerable colonies

http://www.sciencenews.org/view/feature/id/333675/title/Helping_bats_hold_on

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Inside Science: “Look, Up in the Sky – It’s Aeroecology

August 18th, 2011

An emerging field has researchers searching for answers in a discipline that’s quickly taking flight.

 

http://www.insidescience.org/current-affairs/look-up-in-the-sky-it-s-aeroecology

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NSF will fund grant “The effect of sociality on transmission and spread of a multi-host pathogen”

August 15th, 2011

The U.S. National Science Foundation recently notified Dr. Kunz that a recent grant proposal entitled “The effect of sociality on transmission and spread of a multi-host pathogen” (with 4 colleagues from three other universities–University of California–Santa Cruz, University of Northern Arizonia, and the University of Tennessee), will be funded for five years at $2,000,000, to investigate the seasonal and geographic spread of the fungal pathogen, Geomyces destructans, associated with white-nose syndrome, a disease that has killed more than one million hibernating bats in the northeastern U.S since 2006.

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Thomas Kunz awarded “The Outstanding Edited Book Award”!

August 15th, 2011

Thomas Kunz awarded “The Outstanding Edited Book Award” for his book, “Kunz, T.H. and S. Parsons (eds.). 2009.  Ecological and Behavioral Methods for the Study of Bats, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.” by The Wildlife Society. This award will be presented to Dr. Kunz on November 6, 2011, in Kona, Hawaii at The Wildlife Society’s annual meeting.

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An Honored Biologist Works into the Night for a Threatened Species

July 25th, 2011

http://chronicle.com/article/An-Honored-Biologist-Works/128374/

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Group uses weather tool to study bats

July 11th, 2011

http://www.kxan.com/dpp/news/group-uses-weather-tool-to-study-bats

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