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The VCF and prominent Spanish scientists alert to a new threat to Iberian vultures – the proposal  to eliminate all by-products of hunted wild ungulates

The regional Agriculture Agency of Castilla-La Mancha (Consejería de Agricultura) has recently …

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The Junta de Andalusia gives 13 Eurasian Black Vultures for the reintroduction projects and the captivity-breeding programme (EEP)

The regional government of Andalusia handed over this week 13 Eurasian black …

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The silent killer strikes again – at least 5 cinereous vultures (Aegypius monachus) and 3 griffon vultures (Gyps fulvus) poisoned in eastern Turkey

On the 16th January Yusuf Yilmaz from Igdir province, in Eastern Turkey, …

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Record year for black vultures in Mallorca – 25 pairs and 16 young fledged. Species has recovered from almost extinction in the early 80s

The results of the monitoring of the black vulture population in Mallorca, …

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EMA says veterinary diclofenac does pose a risk to European vultures, and suggests a number of solutions, including a ban of the drug – what next?

(Photo Simon Littlejohn/VCF) The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published last weekend …

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Scientific community suggest that weak environmental assessments of veterinary drugs undermine regulations and can cause a vulture ecological disaster

A few days before the European Medicines Agency (EMA) is due to …

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On vultures, rotting food, and nasty germs – new research on the bacteria living on vultures

(c) Bruno Berthemy – European Griffon and Black Vulture feeding on a …

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Vultures need you – please write to your MEPs about veterinary diclofenac

As the deadline for a final decision by the EU Commission on …

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New paper makes recommendations regarding the management of vulture feeding stations to benefit endangered species

Providing food for vultures in vulture feeding stations (also called vultures restaurants) …

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Vultures (and other things!) galore at Turkey feeding station

Turkey´s only regularly functioning vulture feeding station continues to surprise us: over …

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One step closer to ban vet diclofenac in the EU – CMS makes landmark political decision on the matter and recommends its prohibition

The last few weeks saw vulture conservation score a few points against …

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The Middle-East – a sink for vultures

The news coming from the Middle–East – particularly during these days – …

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Nature´s editorial: Europe must act to stop livestock drugs from wiping out its vulture populations

http://www.nature.com/news/toxic-influence-1.16190?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNews Thank you NATURE! EU, please ban vet diclofenac!

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NATURE reports on diclofenac, other veterinary drugs and vultures

http://www.nature.com/news/poisoned-vulture-could-herald-european-bird-crisis-1.16161 The recently published evidence about the death of a griffon vulture …

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VCF submits reasoned opinion for the public consultation on veterinary diclofenac

The Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) has been leading a campaign together with …

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Veterinary diclofenac in Europe – we know what it did to India´s vultures & there is an alternative – so WHY?

This is indeed the question that tens of thousands of concerned citizens …

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Vultures in Europe – a future foretold?

Vultures – a future foretold. Frontiers in Ecology Vultures a future foretold.pdf …

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Significant breakthrough in the battle to ban veterinary diclofenac – Europe announces a Public Consultation.

Diclofenac is a veterinary anti-inflammatory drug that kills vultures and eagles – …

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New review article on the effects of lead on wildlife published. Lead poisoning is a significant threat to vultures – VCF is working on the matter

Lead (Pb) is a metabolic poison that can negatively influence biological processes, …

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Good news on the International Vulture Awareness Day: Junta de Extremadura reveals that the black vulture population has increased

The Junta also commits to continue to collaborate with the VCF in …

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