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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

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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Raising awareness about illegal wildlife poisoning in Albania’s hotspots to help change attitudes

The practice of wildlife poisoning in Albania has started before the 90s ...
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Bird collisions: Identifying and marking dangerous power lines to safeguard the threatened Griffon Vulture in Cyprus

Bird collisions: Identifying and securing dangerous power lines to help safeguard the threatened Griffon Vulture in Cyprus

Collisions with dangerous powerlines pose a significant threat to vultures and other ...
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Reintroduced Bearded Vulture recaptured badly injured in the Swiss Alps

Unfortunately, the Bearded Vulture Donna Elvira reintroduced in the Swiss Alps collided ...
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LIFE GypConnect Newsletter

The tenth edition of La Plume du Life, the LIFE GypConnect newsletter, released

The LIFE GypConnect project aims to establish a breeding population of Bearded ...
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Establishing efficient conservation actions for the Bearded Vulture population in Southern Africa: synthesis of a 20-year research program

Vulture populations across Africa have undergone massive declines, ‘the African vulture crisis’, ...
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Results from the wolf and hunting dog interaction study in the Dadia-Lefkimi-Soufli Forest National Park and adjacent areas

Wolf attacks on hunting dogs recorded in the Evros region in recent ...
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Appropriate response to poisoning incident prevents mass mortality of 18 Griffon Vultures in North Macedonia

A recent poisoning incident involving many dogs in the Republic of North ...
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What happened to the five Egyptian Vultures released in Italy this summer

 In August 2021, the LIFE Egyptian Vulture project released five captive-bred Egyptian Vultures that hatched in CERM ...
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Releasing rehabilitated Griffon Vultures back to the wild in Croatia © BIOM

Tagging and releasing rescued Griffon Vultures in Croatia

Croatia is one of the few places hosting Griffon Vultures that nest ...
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Progress review: The first year of BalkanDetox LIFE

In the one year since the launch BalkanDetox LIFE, the project partners have ...
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Wildlife Crime Academy: Advanced Course equips participants to improve forensic and police investigation on poisoning incidents in the Balkans and beyond

Wildlife Crime Academy: Advanced Course equips participants to improve forensic and police investigation on poisoning incidents in the Balkans and beyond

In today’s conservation work, combating wildlife crime is essential to effectively protect ...
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Vulture conservation works: Status of Bearded Vulture and Egyptian Vulture in Europe improves

Birds and nature suffer daily due to the unravelling biodiversity and climate ...
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