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Bats protect crops from insects

Bats significantly reduce insect damage to plants, report researchers from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and the University of Michigan. Using nets to control the presence of bats and birds…

Bats eat as many insects as birds

Bats eat as many insects at night as birds do during the day, according to research published in the journal Science. Using nets to control the presence of bats and…

Higher temperatures slow tropical tree growth

Higher temperatures slow tropical tree growth Higher temperatures slow tropical tree growth, global warming mitigation Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com April 23, 2007 Trees may absorb less carbon, complicating global warming…