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March 2019: Updated SAVE Blueprint, and full Report of 8th Meeting now available.

By Irene Sabiniarz | 19th March 2019

Please download the full SAVE report here, with updated Blueprint Recovery plan, or the Summary meeting report here. The main report gives full vulture work updates from across Asia, and relates directly to the agreed priority actions from the Blueprint for Recovery of Globally threatened Asian Vultures. The updated regional priorities, the changes in composition…

March 2019: Two important vulture meetings held in India

By Irene Sabiniarz | 18th March 2019

State Governments in collaboration with BNHS have called two important meetings. Haryana Forest Department called a meeting together with neighbouring states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, to progress plans to clear the 100km radius around the planned release site in Haryana of toxic veterinary drugs. Engagement of the drug authorities and animal…

March 2019: New SAVE Partners!!

By Irene Sabiniarz | 5th March 2019

We are delighted to announce that the new national vulture consortium created in Myanmar, the Myanmar Vulture Working Group (MVWG) has been welcomed as a Project partner to SAVE. Instigated through two key meetings [Myanmar comes together for vultures] in 2018, two participants, Thiri Daewe Aung, and Ngwe Lwin attended the annual SAVE meeting, representing…

February 2019: New diclofenac threat discovered in Cambodia AND Myanmar

By Irene Sabiniarz | 20th February 2019

Reports at this year’s annual SAVE meeting from both Cambodia AND Myanmar, show that large dose, veterinary formulations of diclofenac are freely available on the open market. Up to now, there has been no perceived threat of veterinary diclofenac use in either country, but work by Cambodia Vulture Working Group and by the newly formed…

January 2019: South India Vultures Meeting and Action Plan Report

By Irene Sabiniarz | 18th February 2019

A milestone meeting was held in Jan 2018, bringing together experts and Governments of six south Indian states. It was supported by Raptor Research & Conservation Foundation (RRCF), and organised by Dept Zoology & Wildlife Biology, Govt Arts College, Ooty, Tamil Nadu. The report is now available on SAVE resources pages (in three parts) –…

November 2018: 8th Meeting of Saving Asia’s Vultures from Extinction (SAVE) has begun in Nepal from 29 November to 30th November 2018 at Hotel View Bhrikuti, Godawari.

By Irene Sabiniarz | 29th November 2018

At the opening ceremony of the 8th Annual SAVE meeting in Kathmandu, SAVE Chairman Professor David Houston today formally welcomed Nepal’s Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation as the nineteenth Member of SAVE. Man Bahadur Khadka, Director General, DNPWC accepted a bouquet and expressed the great honor for DNPWC of becoming a Government Partner,…