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Following the movements of the Bearded Vultures released in Maestrazgo 

In an effort to bring the Bearded Vulture back to Maestrazgo and …

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EAZA Best Practice Guidelines for Cinereous Vulture  

After extensive work coordinated by the Cinereous Vulture European Endangered Species Programme …

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Goodbye, Winnie. One of the first Bearded Vultures released in the Alps died 

A sad loss for the Bearded Vulture Captive Breeding Network (Bearded Vulture …

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Bearded Vulture Nepomuk in is new nest, in the Berchtesgaden National Park

Captive-bred Bearded Vultures released in Berchtesgaden National Park in Germany: meet “Sisi” and “Nepomuk”

May 24, the European Day of Parks, was a special day in …

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LIFE Aegypius Return: the first Cinereous Vulture chicks hatched, and one new nest was confirmed in Malcata Nature Reserve (Portugal)

Good news from the Cinereous Vulture colony (Aegypius monachus) in the Malcata …

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Joining forces: The importance of academic and non-academic conservationists working together for vulture conservation

Joining forces: The importance of academic and non-academic conservationists working together for vulture conservation

Academic and non-academic collaboration is key in addressing complex conservation challenges. The European …

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LIFE GypAct: the first four captive-bred Bearded Vultures arrived in France 

After the first releases of this breeding season in Andalusia, four young …

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One of the Bearded Vulture breeding pairs at Guadalentín © Hansruedi Weyrich

Tackling the threat of West Nile Virus within the Bearded Vulture Captive Breeding Network

The mosquito-transmitted West Nile Virus (WNV) poses a growing threat to captive …

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Griffon Vulture repopulation initiative in South Sardinia gains momentum

In South Sardinia, the Griffon Vulture repopulation process has achieved a significant …

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Banning lead ammunition in Portugal: Conference organised by the LIFE Aegypius Return project partners at the largest hunting fair in the country 

Since February 2023, national authorities all over Europe have been working on …

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This Griffon Vulture was able to move through the woods before it died © Dara Brodey/ Rewilding Apennines

Suspected mass poisoning claims lives of wolves and Griffon Vultures in the Central Apennines

A troubling incident unfolded in Cocullo, in the Central Apennines, raising concerns …

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New breeding record in the Balkan Mountains helps to secure the future of Cinereous Vultures in Bulgaria

An encouraging record-breaking breeding season for the Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus) in …

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New BalkanDetox LIFE video vividly illustrates the vicious cycle of illegal wildlife poisoning

Illegal wildlife poisoning is a cruel and harmful practice. Despite being banned …

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Spanish Griffon Vulture Pablo death after collision with a power line in Cyprus © Silvio Augusto Rusmigo

Collision with power line takes the life of a Spanish Griffon Vulture released in Cyprus 

Collisions with power lines and electrocution are amongst the deadliest threats for …

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Bearded, Cinereous and Griffon Vultures in Spain © Hansruedi Weyrich

European Vulture Conference 2023: Spain is a key player in vulture conservation and research

Spain is home to the largest and most diverse vulture populations in …

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Necropsy unveils life and death of wild Bearded Vulture Mojo, killed by train in the Netherlands

Mojo, a female Bearded Vulture from the French Alps, made headlines when …

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Preventing electrocution in Croatia © BIOM volunteers

Protecting Griffon Vultures from electrocution in Croatia

Electrocution on power grid pylons is posing a particularly grave danger to …

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The incredible journey of a Griffon Vulture from Spain to the Balkans and back

Vultures are known for their long-range dispersal habits, as they tend to …

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The first Bearded Vulture releases in 2023 

The first releases of Bearded Vultures into the wild in 2023 happened …

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Bearded Vulture Mojo killed today in the Netherlands by a train

Mojo, the first ever wild-hatched Bearded Vulture observed in the Netherlands, was …

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