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Africa's Vultures Threatened By An Assault on All Fronts
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, death, vultures, killing, wildlife, wild animals, endangered )

Cal
- 9 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Vultures are being killed on an unprecedented scale across Africa, with the latest slaughter perpetrated by elephant poachers who poison the scavenging birds so they won't give away the location of their activities
Take Action! - Protect Vultures From Deadly Drug - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Drug, ban, vultures, golden eagle, Spanish imperial, protect )

Marie
- 71 days ago - forcechange.com
A newly approved drug called diclofenac threatens to destroy Europe's vultures and harm other birds of prey such as the golden eagle and Spanish Imperial eagle.
Stop Poisoning Endangered White Vultures in South Africa! Sign the Petition NOW!
Animals  (tags: vultures, vultures poisoned, suffering, animaladvocates )

Tudor
- 255 days ago - yousign.org
37 white-backed vultures were found dead after it was established they had been poisoned.29 were missed their heads. It is not the first case of vulture poisoning - the birds now face a declining population and may soon become extinct! Let's SAVE them!
Namibia: Conservationists Act on Mass Vulture Poisoning
Animals  (tags: wildlife, vultures, suffering, humans, ethics, extinction )

Jill
- 338 days ago - allafrica.com
THE poisoning of hundreds of vultures last month in the Zambezi Region has prompted private and government conservationists to push through an urgent protocol in dealing with and avoiding such incidents in future.
The Bizarre Reason Elephant Poachers Are Now Targeting Vultures
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Vultures, Elephants, wildlife, crime, cruelty, killing, ethics, abuse, conservation, habitat, environment, humans, slaughter, suffering )

Michael
- 346 days ago - takepart.com
To evade detection, Africa's professional elephant killers are silencing vultures with poison pills. Strangely,lately I'm observing & writing about other vultures, and mentioning their cultural & ecologically important roles. This article views atrocity.
The Egyptian Vulture on the Balkans - a Hopeful But Perilous Conservation Story
Animals  (tags: vultures, endangered, birds, humans, protection, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animals, wildanimals, extinction )

Cal
- 415 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Poisoned, electrocuted, shot, these rare and magnificent birds are the fastest disappearing raptors in Europe. The globally endangered species has become extinct in nine European countries in the past half a century
Namibia: Pilots Assist Vulture Conservation
Animals  (tags: wildlife, vultures, conservation, endangered, GoodNews )

Jill
- 627 days ago - allafrica.com
Their wingspan of almost three metres does not allow them to build their nests in the canopy of the tree. From the air, the huge nests, at times more than two metres in diameter, are visible. Chicks and even eggs can be seen and the occupied nests
Kenya: Nature's Cleaning Crew, the Vulture - On Verge of Extinction
Animals  (tags: wildlife, endangered, vultures, extinction )

Jill
- 1038 days ago - allafrica.com
"Vultures are the only animals that survive on scavenging 100 per cent. Through clearing carcasses, they prevent the accumulation of harmful bacteria that may end up getting to other animals or even humans,
East Africa: Hooded Vulture Numbers Take a Nose-Dive
Animals  (tags: wildlife, vultures, endangered )

Jill
- 1080 days ago - allafrica.com
The hooded vulture is a very successful human commensal, whose decline is worrying," explains Dr Darcy Ogada, the assistant director of Africa programmes at The Peregrine Fun
Increase in Cambodia's Vultures Gives Hope to Imperiled Scavengers
Animals  (tags: Cambodia, Vultures, Asia, extinction, scavengers. wildlife )

Anna
- 1444 days ago - sciencedaily.com
While vultures across Asia teeter on the brink of extinction, the vultures of Cambodia are increasing in number, providing a beacon of hope for these threatened scavengers, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and other members of the Camb
Increase In Population Yields Hope For Cambodian Vultures
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, vultures, WCS, increase in numbers, protection, environment, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher Away
- 1446 days ago - redorbit.com
While vultures across Asia teeter on the brink of extinction, the vultures of Cambodia are increasing in number, providing a beacon of hope for these threatened scavengers, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and other members of the
Vultures Circling Back to Life in Cambodia
Animals  (tags: vultures, reappearing, endangered, survival, cambodia )

Simone
- 1447 days ago - wcs.org
Vultures have been dwindling throughout Asia for years. The unlucky scavengers have been eating cattle carcasses laced with an anti-inflammatory drug that is fatal to the birds. The drug--dicloflenac--has driven some Asian vulture populations to near-
25 Himalayan Griffon Vultures Killed By a Train
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, vultures, killed by train, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1653 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
25 Vultures (Gyps himalayensis) that were feeding on a cattle carcass on a railway track were killed by a train some 45 kilometres from Guwahati city in Assam.
Pain Killer Given to Cattle Is Deadly to Millions of Vultures
Animals  (tags: pain killer, cattle, sick cows, vultures, kills, wildife )

Simone
- 1711 days ago - all-creatures.org
Millions of long-billed, slender-billed and oriental white-backed vultures have died in South Asia -- mostly in India -- after eating cattle carcasses tainted with diclofenac, an anti-inflammatory painkiller given to sick cows. A second drug used to
New Drug Threat to Asian Vultures - Edging Them Towards Extinction
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, vultures, extinction, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1716 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
For every 1000 Oriental white-backed vultures occurring in southern Asia in the 1980s only one remains today because of the lethal effects of diclofenac - a drug used to treat livestock - on vultures. Alarmingly, researchers looking into safe alternative
 

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