Let's Give At-Risk Bat Species A Welcome Home

WWF-Canada | Posted 08.17.2016 | Canada Impact

The little brown bat, northern long-eared bat and tri-coloured bat, whose ranges extend to Wahnapitae First Nation, are some of the hardest hit by the disease. All three are listed as endangered due to the sudden and dramatic declines in their populations.

White-Nose Syndrome Threatening Canada's Bats

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.27.2014 | Canada Living

VANCOUVER - Don't be afraid of bats this Halloween. Be afraid for them, warn biologists tracking a disease that has nearly wiped out the airborne mamm...

Rabies Found In Vancouver Bat

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Health officials in Vancouver are warning people to avoid touching or picking up bats they might find, because of the risk of catching rabies, after o...

What's Killing Quebec's Bats?

CBC | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada Impact

A new fungal infection is killing Quebec’s bats at a fearsome rate and could lead to the disappearance of entire colonies and species in the provin...

What Killed Seven Million Bats?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - They are the stuff of Halloween horror stories, the alter-ego of vampires, the frightful beasts that foreshadow the macabre.Bats strike fe...

Germany: Go for the Lederhosen, Stay for the Renewable Energy

David Suzuki | Posted 08.06.2012 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

On Saturday, May 26, Germany met half its midday energy needs with solar power. On the preceding Friday, a workday, it met a third of those needs, again with solar. Renewable energy solutions exist. We just need governments with as much foresight as Germany's to implement them.

Going to Bat for Our Flying Furry Friends

David Suzuki | Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada
David Suzuki

Many of the 1,200 known species of bats are in trouble. And we humans deserve much of the blame. A bat can eat more than 1,000 insects in an hour, and without the services of bats, the agave plant, from which we get tequila, might not survive. So, if you like tequila but not mosquito bites, you should view bats as your friends.