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Vultures Killed and Sold as Roasted Chicken
Animals  (tags: animals, vultures, roadside bbq, environment, killed, protection, wildlife )

- 3238 days ago -
A disturbing incident in in Eket, Nigeria reveals that unsuspecting roadside barbecue patrons may have been eating vulture meat instead of chicken.
16 Cool Facts About Vultures on International Vulture Awareness Day!
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, vultures, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3239 days ago -
Today is International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD09), and I'm participating in IVAD's blog festival - "Blog for Vultures" - with a list of 16 cool facts about these amazing birds.
Vulture Conservation Efforts in Namibia Threatened By Illegal Poisoning
Animals  (tags: animals, vultures, poison, numbers declining, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, killing, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3255 days ago -
Farmers illegally using poison as to kill suspected livestock predators are causing Namibia's vulnerable vulture populations to decline.
Decreasing Vulture Population Linked to EU Regulations on Carcass Removal
Animals  (tags: animals, vultures, decreasing population, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3259 days ago -
Conservationists suspect EU regulations on dead animal removal have caused the griffon vulture population in Spain's Hoces del Río Riaza National Park to plummet.
Ray of Hope for Critically Endangered Vultures in India
Animals  (tags: animals, vultures, ray of hope, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3270 days ago -
The slender-billed vulture - one of the world's most threatened birds - has been successfully bred in captivity for the first time, raising hopes that captive breeding has the potential to save this and other Critically Endangered Asian vultures from
"Vulture Restaurant" Opened in Pakistan in An Effort to Save Asian Vultures
Animals  (tags: animals, vultures, AnimalWelfare, conservation, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3327 days ago -
A "vulture restaurant" has been opened in Pakistan in an effort to provide safe food for highly endangered vultures. Dhartee Development Society, a non-government organization, working in collaboration with the UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Hungry Vultures Get Daily 'Five-Star' Feast in Spain
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, vultures, feeding, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3347 days ago -
Retired sailor personally feeds between 400 and 500 birds every morning.
3 Poisoned Himalayan Vultures Successfully Treated
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, vultures, poisoned, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3352 days ago -
Three Himalayan vultures who had consumed poisoned carcasses have been successfully treated and released in the wild here.
Europe's Vultures Thrown a Lifeline as Carcass Rules Change
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, vultures, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3363 days ago -
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
EU Acts to Save 'Hungry Vultures'
Animals  (tags: animals, vultures, dead livestock, EU, birds, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3373 days ago -
Farmers are to be allowed to leave dead livestock in their fields in parts of Europe - to help starving vultures.
Return of the Vulture
Animals  (tags: vultures, birds, poisoned, rescued, rehabilitated, released, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3402 days ago -
After nearly dying from eating a poisoned animal carcass, a critically ill, endangered white-rumped vulture has been returned to the skies of Cambodia. The bird was nursed back to health by wildlife veterinarians and conservationists from the Wildlife
Saving Scavengers: Vulture Conservation in Gujarat
Animals  (tags: vultures, conservation, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3411 days ago -
Vultures in the coastal region near Hazira in Surat, have found a firm friend in a project initiated several years ago by the Bird Conservation Society of Gujarat and the Nature Club of Surat. Aimed at generating mass awareness on the alarming decline
Madrid Plans Vulture Rescue Law
Animals  (tags: vultures, Spain, legislature, rescue, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3412 days ago -
Madrid's regional government is drafting legislation that aims to save Spain's starving vultures.
In Danger of Losing Out
Animals  (tags: vultures, declining numbers, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3430 days ago -
Since the last decade, scientists have been baffled by the dramatic decline of vulture species in the Indian subcontinent. There are about nine species of vultures that inhabit South Asia and, of these, three have undergone an alarming loss in numbers,
Video: "Nature's Garbage Disposals" Take a Stand on Wasteful Trucks
Animals  (tags: vultures, trucks, environment, oil )

- 3606 days ago -
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.

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