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New paper published with first reported case of a griffon vulture being killed by a veterinary drug in Spain

Photo VCF On the same day that a EU public consultation on ...
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VCF submits reasoned opinion for the public consultation on veterinary diclofenac

The Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) has been leading a campaign together with ...
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Veterinary diclofenac in Europe – we know what it did to India´s vultures & there is an alternative – so WHY?

This is indeed the question that tens of thousands of concerned citizens ...
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Vultures in Europe – a future foretold?

Vultures – a future foretold. Frontiers in Ecology Vultures a future foretold.pdf ...
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Tizón, the young Egyptian vulture released in Extremadura, is already in Southern Morocco

Tizón , the young Egyptian Vulture released on the 24th September in ...
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The Alps International Bearded Vulture Observation Days are coming – join us & 600 other volunteers on 10-19 October!

The 9th International Bearded Vulture Observation Days will take place from the ...
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Great year for bearded vultures in Crete – five young from five breeding pairs!

The island of Crete in the eastern Mediterranean has one of the ...
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Young Egyptian vulture released last week in Extremadura is already in central Morocco

Tizón , the young Egyptian Vulture released last week in the Sierra ...
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The International Bearded Vulture Observation Days are coming: 10-19 October. Join us!

The 9th International Bearded Vulture Observation Days will take place from the ...
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Significant breakthrough in the battle to ban veterinary diclofenac – Europe announces a Public Consultation.

Diclofenac is a veterinary anti-inflammatory drug that kills vultures and eagles – ...
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New review article on the effects of lead on wildlife published. Lead poisoning is a significant threat to vultures – VCF is working on the matter

Lead (Pb) is a metabolic poison that can negatively influence biological processes, ...
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Misterious vulture from southern Spain is after all a Rueppell´s

Yesterday we had reported the observation of another African white-backed vulture in ...
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Good news on the International Vulture Awareness Day: Junta de Extremadura reveals that the black vulture population has increased

The Junta also commits to continue to collaborate with the VCF in ...
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Two captive-bred black vultures will be released this weekend in France – when the world celebrates International Vulture Awareness Day

The European captive breeding program (EEP) for the Eurasian black vulture registered ...
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African white-backed vulture seen in Portugal

Last week (24th August) an African white-backed vulture (Gyps africanus) has been ...
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New LIFE project on bearded vulture in the French Alps will be launched on the International Vulture Awareness Day

To celebrate the 2014 International Vulture Awareness Day, Asters (Conservatoire des Espaces ...
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International Vulture Awareness Day is this weekend. Let´s all celebrate vultures!

This weekend will see another International Vulture Awareness Day (see http://www.vultureday.org/2014/) – ...
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Poison – the silent killer. Unseen, undetected and underreported, poison is nevertheless here, as some figures recently released in Spain show

Photo Inigo Fajardo/VCF Vulture conservationists, researchers and enthusiast all know this – ...
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One more Egyptian vulture found poisoned in France

Photo by Eric Kobierzyck/LPO The League Pour la Protection des Oiseaux (LPO) ...
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Bearded vulture and hydropower in the Swiss Alps – a good vote!

Photo Bruno Barthémy/VCF Switzerland is famous for its referenda – and also ...
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