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A consortium of 24 Partners working together to implement agreed priority actions listed in the annually reviewed ‘Blueprint for the Recovery of Asia’s Globally Threatened Vultures

Archive for October 2014

October 2014: new papers published

NEED TO ADD SECOND AND THIRD PAPER New key papers – number of vultures deaths per meal reduced by two thirds since deadly drug ban and flunixin also toxic …but now the threat has moved to Europe as diclofenac is licensed for veterinary use in Italy and Spain. The number of vultures dying from diclofenac…

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October 2014: Record breeding success again at BNHS centres in India

We are pleased to announce that 37 nestlings have recently fledged from three of the vulture conservation breeding centres across India . This comprises 17 Oriental white-backed, 16 Long-billed and 4 Slender-billed vultures. The numbers were again boosted by the artificial incubation efforts at Pinjore, and new trials of ‘chick exchanging’, an exciting new dimension…

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