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Tackling the problem of animal poisoning in hotspot areas and vulture colonies in Serbia

BalkanDetoxLIFE: Tackling the problem of animal poisoning in Serbia

Engaging with relevant stakeholders about the problem of animal poisoning in Serbia …

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Fascinating vulture facts

Vultures are spectacular. Here are 9 fascinating vulture facts that prove it

Even though a lot of people have a negative perception of vultures, …

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Electrocuted Griffon Vulture causes wildfire in Spain: dangerous pylons are a real problem for wildlife

Another Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)  died because of electrocution on a power line near Alburquerque, …

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Birds of prey and vultures in France continue being illegally shot

According to reports by our partners at LPO (Ligue pour la Protection des …

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Five ways you can help vultures next Saturday on International Vulture Awareness Day

Although we at the Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) strive to help vultures …

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International Vulture Awareness Day

International Vulture Awareness Day 2021 is two weeks away

Join us on Saturday, 4 September to celebrate the International Vulture Awareness …

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Griffon-vultures

Research Review: Study provides new insight into the vocal repertoire of Griffon Vultures

Did we underestimate the complexity of the vocal repertoire of Griffon Vultures? …

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Griffon Vulture in flight

Griffon Vultures return to a historic colony in Greece after 30 years!

Optimistic news — a historic Griffon Vulture colony in Greece that has …

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The spread of misinformation as a new challenge for vulture conservation

Condors and vultures (hereafter “vultures”) are threatened necrophagous bird species relying on …

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Wildlife Crime Academy: using CSI and forensic science to solve wildlife crimes across 9 countries

Let’s be honest: Death plays a significant part in wildlife conservation. Conservationists …

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Cáceres Farmer receives a hefty penalty for intentionally poisoning sheep to kill vultures

Spanish authorities lead the way in the fight against wildlife crime once …

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DEAD OR DYING: Nearly 100 vultures fall victim to suspected mass poisoning in Castilla y León (Spain)

An area in Castilla y León, Spain, became a death trap for …

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LIFE RE-Vultures: Joint efforts successfully conserve vultures in the Eastern Rhodopes

Ιncreasing the Griffon Vulture population in the Eastern Rhodopes, restoring the red …

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Research review: What are the economic benefits of avian scavenger-based tourism in Spain?

A recently published study demonstrates the benefits avian scavengers contribute to people and the need to …

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Raptor interactions: Golden Eagle predates Griffon Vulture chick

During a field visit observing Griffon Vultures in Vercors (southwesternmost Alps), our …

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Livestock breeders and conservationists increase safe food sources for three vulture species in the Meteora of the North

In the Kompsatos River Valley, the Thracian Meteora dominate the landscape from …

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Research review: Understanding the links between landscape anthropization and stress in Griffon Vultures

How does landscape anthropization affect vulture populations? A recently published research article investigated this …

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Vultures: allies in the ecosystem, with added financial benefits

Supporting vulture recovery, so they can act as nature’s ‘clean-up crew’, is …

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Seven young Griffon Vultures of different backgrounds successfully freed into Croatia’s wild

After spending some time in a rescue centre, a total of seven …

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Bulgaria’s Rhodope Mountains welcomed many Griffon Vulture chicks this year again

Years of conservation efforts in the Rhodopes Mountains in Bulgaria has resulted …

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