X Christmas Bat Count

December 15, 2022

On December 16th and 17th, 2022, a new edition of the Christmas Bat Count will be held, an activity coordinated by the Costa Rican Bats Conservation Program. Each year more and more countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are joining this great project that began 10 years ago in Costa Rica, and it has …

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Sign Up for an Interdisciplinary Project!

September 22, 2022

If you were unable to attend IBRC in Austin, TX this past August, you can still sign up for any of the 15 different research or conservation project working groups! To learn more about each of the projects, go to our interdisciplinary projects page. You can join as a leader, member, or consultant depending on …

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Global South Bats joins GBatNet!

July 29, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Global South Bats is now a member network of GBatNet! Their mission is to connect and empower bat conservation allies in the Global South where locally-led research and wildlife protection are most needed. Go to their website to learn more about their work!

Sign Up for an Interdisciplinary Project!

If you were unable to attend IBRC in Austin, TX this past August, you can still sign up for any of the 15 different research or conservation project working groups! To learn more about each of the projects, go to our interdisciplinary projects page. You can join as a leader, member, or consultant depending on …

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Chirovox – the bat call library

Unlike most birds and frogs that use audible sounds, bats usually make high pitched calls that are beyond the hearing range of humans. Bat detectors provide great opportunities to nature lovers and scientists to understand secret life of bats by eavesdropping on their sounds. To date, the widespread application of bioacoustics to observe bats is …

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Bat Hunting and Exploitation Observation Data Portal

Our Data Long-term monitoring of bat exploitation around the world Around the world, bats are hunted, traded, and killed. They are hunted for food, medicine, and as sport; are traded as souvenirs; and are persecuted. In order to understand this exploitation and how it impacts the persistence of bat populations globally, we at GBatNet are …

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