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A poisoned Egyptian Vulture in Greece, a globally endangered species © Lavrentis Sidiropoulos/ HOS

New decision in Greece a step forward toward combating illegal wildlife poisoning

A crucial step has recently been taken in Greece toward safeguarding threatened …

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Ambitious initiative boosts capacities in 13 countries to effectively prosecute wildlife crime

More than 30 professionals from Europe, the Middle East and North Africa …

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The Egyptian Vulture chicks were safely placed back in their nests after eight days © WWF Greece

How did the massive fire in Dadia, Greece, impact key vulture colonies?

Over the summer, one of the most important protected areas in Greece, …

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The carcass of Boyana © Atanas Delchev

A globally endangered Egyptian Vulture that visited 22 countries was illegally killed in Bulgaria

The life of the remarkable Egyptian Vulture Boyana suddenly came to an …

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Cinereous Vultures and Griffon Vultures © Pilar Oliva

New report on vulture population estimates in Europe is now available

A new report on the latest vulture population estimates across Europe and …

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Over 150 vultures deliberately poisoned to death in South Africa and Botswana

The poisoning crisis continues in Africa and vultures pay the price. Last …

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Wildlife Crime Academy-inspired seminar bolsters capacities in Cyprus

Saving the Critically Endangered Griffon Vulture in Cyprus is impossible without effectively …

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Conservation on the ground: training Guinea-Bissau officials on anti-poisoning response

Two years ago, we received the shocking news that more than 2000 Hooded …

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Vote LIFE RE-Vultures for the LIFE Citizens’ Prize Award and support vulture recovery

The efforts of the LIFE RE-Vultures project to preserve and increase the …

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Mortality event causes a huge blow to the Griffon Vulture population in Cyprus_necrospy 3 birds_© Silvio A. Rusmigo

Mortality event causes a huge blow to the Griffon Vulture population in Cyprus

The status of the Griffon Vulture in Cyprus seems even bleaker due …

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Electrocution takes the life of Griffon Vulture Nepheli in Cyprus

The journeys of Griffon Vulture Nepheli in the Cypriot skies ended rather …

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Illegal wildlife poisoning depletes Balkan biodiversity yet only 1% of cases reach court

The illegal use of poisonous substances in the environment to target ‘undesirable’ …

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Marking an Egyptian Vulture in the Canary Islands © LIFE Egyptian Vulture project

The ‘guirre’ Egyptian Vulture population in the Canary Islands exceeds 400 individuals

In 2021, the Egyptian Vulture population in the Canary Islands, exceeded 400 …

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Research review: A Global Review of Causes of Morbidity and Mortality in Free-Living Vultures

A recent systematic review determined the most common causes of morbidity and …

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100 protected vultures killed in Assam, India – Officials suspect poisoning incident targeting dogs

A mass vulture mortality event recently transpired, causing significant damage – as …

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Serious poisoning incident causes mass mortality of protected birds in Serbia

Serious poisoning incident causes mass mortality of protected birds in Serbia

It has been a terrible past few days for poisoning mortality, with …

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One of the recent poisoning victims in Bulgaria was a female Cinereous Vulture with an egg

This past Monday, nature conservation in Bulgaria suffered a significant blow. A …

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Years of reintroduction efforts compromised: Four Cinereous Vultures illegally poisoned in Bulgaria

Years of reintroduction efforts compromised: Four Cinereous Vultures illegally poisoned in Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s nature has been deprived of Cinereous Vulture nesting pairs for decades. …

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A newly trained working-dog joins the anti-poison dog unit in Thrace, Greece

Despite being illegal, the use of poison baits to target predators that …

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LIFE GypConnect Layman’s Report: Strengthening the Bearded Vulture population in France

LIFE GypConnect is coming to an end. The project aimed to strengthen …

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