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LIFE with Vultures Cyprus objectives for 2021: Tackling vulture threats, improving food availability and restocking threatened population

The LIFE with Vultures project will intensify conservation actions in 2021 in …

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First Griffon Vulture equipped with GPS tag as part of an innovative project to track illegal wildlife poisoning across seven Balkan countries

The first Griffon Vulture was equipped with a GPS tag in Bulgaria …

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Progress review of LIFE with Vultures Cyprus

Despite 2020 being an extra challenging year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, …

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At least 34 Critically Endangered vultures recently killed from suspected mass poisoning in India

Vultures’ biggest threat strikes again, leaving a major disaster behind. At least …

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Rescuing a young Griffon Vulture and live streaming a pair’s breeding behaviour in the Eastern Rhodopes, Bulgaria

We are thrilled to share some exciting news for Griffon Vultures in …

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Bruma — another Cinereous Vulture rescued, tagged and released in Portugal

The day dawned foggy and mysterious on 14 January, when yet another Cinereous …

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A record-high number of Griffon Vultures observed overwintering in the Balkan Mountains in Bulgaria

A little over ten years ago, the first Griffon Vulture releases took …

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Saving Griffon Vultures in Bulgaria: Our partners rescue a wild bird and welcome the first egg of their captive breeding pair over the holidays

The work of our partners in Bulgaria, the Green Balkans, didn’t stop …

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On a collision course: 16 Griffon Vultures killed by wind turbines in Aragon, Spain

Several Griffon Vultures met a tragic end after colliding with wind turbines …

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2021 — Together let’s work towards a brighter future for the world and vultures

2020 is now coming to a close. As one 9-year-old replied when …

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WATCH: The story of a young Cypriot Griffon Vulture named Kostis

Kostis’ story began about a year ago when it was still the …

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Overview of Griffon Vulture conservation in 2020

2020 was a challenging year for all of us, but our work …

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Happy Holidays from the Vulture Conservation Foundation

The team at the Vulture Conservation Foundation wishes you a very Merry …

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Live Meeting: Let’s talk vultures!

Date: Friday, 18 December 2020 Time: 14:00 – 15:30 CET Venue: Zoom …

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European vulture comeback boosted by new agreement

Vultures are a vital yet vulnerable part of European wild nature. A …

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Shot Griffon Vulture from Crete operated upon for the chance to fly in the wild again

A rescued Cretan Griffon Vulture gets a second chance at life! This …

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Research review: Study demonstrates the high risk of lead poisoning in birds of prey, especially Griffon Vultures, in Spain

A recently published research article used active and passive monitoring methods to assess sublethal …

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Highest-ever number of roosting Griffon Vultures counted in the Rhodope Mountains

The annual Griffon Vulture census across the Balkans, carried out within LIFE …

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2020 Annual Griffon Vulture Census in Sardinia shows a gradual increase of individuals

Since 2017, the Life Under Griffon Wings Project’s team and volunteers carried …

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Two Griffon Vultures left Dresden zoo for a new island life in Sardinia

Two young Griffon Vultures are on their way to Sardinia from Germany, …

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