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Increase In Population Yields Hope For Cambodian Vultures
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, vultures, WCS, increase in numbers, protection, environment, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1321 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
Namibia: Pilots Assist Vulture Conservation
Animals  (tags: wildlife, vultures, conservation, endangered, GoodNews )

Jill
- 503 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
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
- 290 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
Stop Poisoning Endangered White Vultures in South Africa! Sign the Petition NOW!
Animals  (tags: vultures, vultures poisoned, suffering, animaladvocates )

Tudor
- 131 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!
Video: "Nature's Garbage Disposals" Take a Stand on Wasteful Trucks
Animals  (tags: vultures, trucks, environment, oil )

Clever
- 2053 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Maybe the birds just have a low opinion of the trashy hick gas guzzler trucks. I think it's delightful that they're protected for now. Keep yer truck close to ya, Bubba.
Europe's Vultures Thrown a Lifeline as Carcass Rules Change
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, vultures, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1808 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
BirdLife International has welcomed the vote in the European Parliament to put dead meat, or carrion, back on the menu for Europe's hungry vultures. Vultures, known as nature's cleaners, are capable of stripping a dead cow or sheep carcass in a matter
Kenya: Nature's Cleaning Crew, the Vulture - On Verge of Extinction
Animals  (tags: wildlife, endangered, vultures, extinction )

Jill
- 914 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,
3 Poisoned Himalayan Vultures Successfully Treated
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, vultures, poisoned, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1799 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Three Himalayan vultures who had consumed poisoned carcasses have been successfully treated and released in the wild here.
25 Himalayan Griffon Vultures Killed By a Train
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, vultures, killed by train, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1528 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.
Vulture Population Declining Alarmingly
Animals  (tags: animals, vultures, endangered, environment, habitat, AnimalWelfare, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2283 days ago - nepalnews.com
Four out of eight species of vulture found in Nepal are included in endangered list of the IUCN- the world conservation union. They are White Rumped (Gyps beldgalensis), Slender Billed (Gyps tenuirostris), Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopteros) and Red
EU Acts to Save 'Hungry Vultures'
Animals  (tags: animals, vultures, dead livestock, EU, birds, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1819 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Farmers are to be allowed to leave dead livestock in their fields in parts of Europe - to help starving vultures.
Fox Attacks Vulture Feeding on Carcass
Animals  (tags: animals, fox, vultures, wildlife, environment, attack, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1607 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A vulture was forced on to the defensive when a fox attacked it as it fed on a carcass in a scene captured by a photographer in Bulgaria.
Nepals First Vulture Breeding Centre Established
Animals  (tags: vultures, breeding centre, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, endangered, extinction, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2180 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Nepal has established the country's first vulture breeding centre inside the popular Chitawan National Park with a view to maintain a viable population of the bird facing a massive decline.
Namibia: Conservationists Act on Mass Vulture Poisoning
Animals  (tags: wildlife, vultures, suffering, humans, ethics, extinction )

Jill
- 214 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.
   

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