Popular Yellowstone River closes after thousands of fish die – Fox News

BILLINGS, Mont. –  Montana wildlife officials indefinitely closed a 183-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River and hundreds of miles of other waterways Friday, barring all fishing, rafting and other activities to prevent the spread of a parasite believed to have killed tens of thousands of fish. Fishing guides and rafting operators who run businesses […]

Eagle-Eyed NASA Mars Probe Celebrates 10 Years at Red Planet – Space.com

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech A NASA Mars spacecraft celebrates a major milestone today — a decade circling the Red Planet. NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) arrived at the Red Planet on March 10, 2006 and has done yeoman’s work in the decade since. MRO images Mars in unprecedented detail, and its observations […]

Bats in China Are Resistant to White-Nose Syndrome Fungus – Discovery News

Bats in China are resistant to the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome, a condition that has decimated bat populations in North America for a decade. In a study just published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, researchers from the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) sampled bats across five hibernation locations in […]