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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

2012 News Summary

By Irene Sabiniarz | 27th November 2012

•Project Summary – Cambodian Vulture Conservation Project summary for April-May 2012 is available here. •Nepal Vulture Summary 2011-2012 – Bird Conservation Nepal have just produced their annual comprehensive summary of vulture activities across Nepal 2011-12. •May, Vulture Workshop – A Vulture Workshop was held in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh this month. •Save Our Species – New…

2011 News Summary

By Irene Sabiniarz | 27th December 2011

•January, Update on vultures in Myanmar – Paper on the historical and current status of vultures in Myanmar. Download •June, Two new scientific papers on Diclofenac research – Assessing the ongoing threat from veterinary non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to Critically Endangered Gyps vultures in India. Cuthbert RJ, Dave R, Sunder Chakraborty S, Kumar S, Prakash S,…

2010 News Summary

By Irene Sabiniarz | 31st December 2010

•Nepal raises vulture awareness and destroys over 1500 vials and 13,000 diclofenac tablets. •Vulture programme secures further funding from UK Government’s Darwin Initiative. •Strategy for vulture safe havens agreed for India. •Nepal publishes a five year vulture conservation action plan. •India takes on law-breaking pharmaceutical manufactures with prosecutions of diclofenac company. •Review study on role…

2009 News Summary

By Irene Sabiniarz | 31st December 2009

•Another livestock drug – ketoprofen – proves fatal to vultures. •Vulture conservation in Cambodia reports another good year. •Prevalence of diclofenac and other NSAIDs in livestock carcasses in India during 2006. •Captive birds released in to Nepal’s new colony aviary at the vulture breeding centre, Kasara. •World first captive breeding of slender-billed vultures undertaken at…

2008 News Summary

By Irene Sabiniarz | 31st December 2008

•Catching teams increase numbers at Nepal’s vulture conservation breeding centre. •Variable population trends for Himalayan griffon vultures in Nepal. •Review of vulture conservation programme published. •Loss of India’s vultures estimated to have cost US$ 34 billion from 1993-2006. •Nepal’s vulture team visits India for training on vulture breeding programme. •BNHS vulture conservation breeding centre produces…

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