The fungus behind white-nose syndrome, a disease that has ravaged bat populations in North America, may have an Achilles’ heel: UV light. White-nose syndrome has spread steadily for the past decade...

According to the USGS, White-nose syndrome (WNS) is an emergent fungal disease of hibernating bats that has spread from the northeastern to the central United States at an alarming rate. Since the winter...

Biologists have confirmed white-nose syndrome (WNS) in the southeastern bat (Myotis austroriparius) for the first time. The species joins eight other hibernating bat species in North America that are afflicted...

The effort to save North America’s imperiled bats has received a boost. Duke Energy Foundation announced today they are awarding $50,000 to support efforts by Bat Conservation International (BCI) to...

Micaela Jemison, Director of Communication and Public Engagement with Bat Conservation International joined me to discuss White-nose syndrome and Dr Judy Stone came on the show to discuss food safety,...

The Outbreak News This Week Raduio Show got a little “batty” as we focused on two stories concerning our webbed winged mammalian friends. In the first half, I was joined by Micaela Jemison,...

The fungus that causes the devastating bat disease white-nose syndrome (WNS) is now present in three new counties in the state: Greenville, Union and Lancaster. The South Carolina Department of Natural...

The fungus known to cause White-nose Syndrome (WNS), a disease that has decimated hibernating bat populations in the United States and Canada, has been discovered for the first time in Texas. The fungus Pseudogymnoascus...

Some bat populations in North America appear to have developed resistance to the deadly fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome. Researchers from the University of New Hampshire analyzed infection...

Bat Conservation International (BCI) and the Tennessee Chapter of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) are pleased to award $100,000 in funding to support critical research in the fight against White-nose Syndrome...