Forests & finance: Setbacks for a rare bat, and progress for an oil pipeline

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By Newly described bat from Mozambique mountain under threat, researchers sayA forest that harbors Mozambique’s most recently identified species of mammal could disappear within the next two years as small-scale farmers fell trees to grow potatoes and other crops. The Namuli horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus namuli) is named after Mount Namuli, a granite mountain, or inselberg, in the country’s northern Zambezia province. At more than 2,400 meters (7,900 feet), it’s the country’s second-highest peak. But only fragments of the moist evergreen forest growing on its flanks remain, and the b…

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