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This book summarizes major topics related to the conservation of bats organized into sections that address: the response of bats to land use changes; how the emergence of viral and fungal diseases has changed bat populations; our perception of bats; and drivers of human–bat conflicts and possible resolutions and mitigation. The book ends with approaches that might advance bat conservation through conservation networks and a better understanding of human behavior and behavioral change.

 

This synopsis covers evidence for the effects of conservation interventions for native, wild bats. It is restricted to evidence captured on the website www.conservationevidence.com. It includes papers published in the journal Conservation Evidence, evidence summarized on our database and systematic reviews collated by the Collaboration for Environmental Evidence. Evidence from all around the world is included. If there appears to be a bias towards evidence from northern European or North American temperate environments, this reflects a current bias in the published research that is available to its authors. 

 

This document is intended to help Parties to implement the EUROBATS Agreement. It provides an overview of the Agreement and reviews each of the commitments undertaken by Parties to the Agreement. As well as providing guidance to Parties, this document summarises the fundamental obligations of the Agreement and will be of value to all range states and other interested organizations and individuals.

 

 

Available only as PDF, this booklet is a translation of the Dutch booklet ‘Vleermuizen, bomen en bos’ (Bats, trees and forest). The text of this booklet was first updated with new knowledge about bats and forestry and then translated into Russian. The Belarusian translators also modified the text, so that it fits better with the situation of the bats and the forestry practices in Belarus. 

 

You have discovered you have bats in your home, what do you do?
 

Please find here a leaflet produced by the Irish National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) in cooperation with Bat Conservation Ireland.

 
Over 35 species of bats occur in Europe. A number of these inhabit crevices and spaces such as wall cavities in buildings. However, roosting opportunities for bats are disappearing due to the demolition or renovation of older buildings and a lack of suitable crevices, cracks and openings in new buildings. If the availability of suitable roosting spaces continues to decline, certain species of bat will be driven from the local environment. In this document, we show how safe and attractive roosting opportunities for bats can be incorporated into buildings through good design and construction techniques.
 

Bats in Forests - Information and Recommendations for Forest Managers, courtesy of the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (Bundesamt für Naturschutz - BfN) and the German Association for Landcare (Deutscher Verband für Landschaftspflege - DVL) is available in English (4,87 MB)

 
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