The bat rehabilitation centre in Kharkiv/Ukraine is already well-known in bat workers network in Germany, especially for its extraordinary work in bat protection. Every year they rescue and rehabilitate several thousand bats, carry out research and active, practical bat conservation
Under the editorship of Christian C. Voigt of the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, the book “Evidence-based bat conservation in wind energy projects” was published as a free version for download. The print version is available soon. The
Imidacloprid, an insecticide from the group neonicotinoids, is the world’s most widely used agent against insect pests due to its high effectiveness. However, as it has also led to a worldwide decline in honeybee populations, this remedy has been criticised.