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Vet diclofenac in Europe- While the EU Commission drags its feet; the issue remains very much alive in the minds of Europeans.

The EU commission has recently clarified that it WILL send a request ...
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Breeding population of Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus in Serbia slowly increasing

The 2014 griffon vulture population in Serbia totalled between 138 and 144 ...
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Five Rueppell´s vultures observed together in Portugal

Photo Inigo fajardo/VCF On the 4th of August, a Portuguese birdwatcher (João ...
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Three new bearded vulture pairs in the French Pyrenees!

Photo Bruno Barthémy/VCF The preliminary results of this year´s breeding season at ...
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Now online: information and guidelines about the european black vulture captive breeding network (EEP)

Captive breeding can be a powerful for in situ conservation projects, namely ...
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Bearded vulture reintroduction projects in Europe: 9 young released this year in 4 sites in Austria, Switzerland, France and Spain

VCF is recovering the species in Europe, but globally it is still ...
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Bearded vulture uplisted from Least Concern to Near Threatened at global level in the 2014 IUCN bird red list update

Declines in Africa and Asia drove this change – the species is ...
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Corsica: Juvenile bearded vulture tagged successfully for the second consecutive year

Last month a team from the Corsica Regional Park (Parc Naturel Régional ...
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VCF new poster – griffon vulture reintroduction in the Balkans

The VCF has produced a poster about the remarkable results of the ...
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Vultures & diclofenac in today´s Tages Anzeiger (in German)

Diclofenac & Vultures in Today´s Tages Anzeiger 2014-0718TagesAnzeiger.pdf Adobe Acrobat Document 729.4 ...
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Bearded vultures in Stelvio National Park and the Ötztal Alps (Italy)

The reintroduction of the bearded vulture to the Alps is one of ...
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IUCN Director-General adds her voice to the VCF campaign to ban veterinary diclofenac

Veterinary diclofenac has caused a 99% decline in the once formidable vulture ...
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Two more Egyptian vultures tagged in Eastern Turkey in a VCF-supported project

Two more Egyptian vultures, Serhat, an adult, and Memba, a juvenile, have ...
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Egyptian vulture – decline in the Balkans continuing

The colleagues from the LIFE+ project “The Return of the Neophron” have ...
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Well known vulture and raptor traders imprisoned

Landmark court sentence good news to curb the growing illegal trade on ...
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Casseur d´os – twenty years old and going strong

Remarkable story of a network of people in love with bearded vultures ...
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Schils and Noel-Leya are getting independent

The young bearded vultures Noel-Leya and Schils were brought to the Calfeisen ...
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New significant breeding nucleus of Egyptian Vultures found in Turkey

The Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) is one of the most endangered vulture ...
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Thousands of French farmers, livestock breeders and hunters protest in the Pyrenees against the rewilding of the mountains

Last Saturday a street protest organised by a number of regional farming, ...
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Tagged Egyptian vulture killed for the traditional medicine trade in West Africa

It is well known that Africa vultures are declining across most of ...
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