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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

2019

Report of 8th SAVE meeting incl 2019 Blueprint

Bowden C (Editor) (SAVE Consortium)

Summary of 8th SAVE meeting

Bowden C (Editor) (SAVE Consortium)

SAVE Blueprint 2019

Bowden C (Editor) (SAVE Consortium)

2018

Report of 7th SAVE Meeting incl 2018 Blueprint

Bowden C (Editor) (SAVE Consortium)

Summary of 7th Annual SAVE Meeting

Bowden C (Editor) (SAVE Consortium)

2017

Recent changes in populations of Critically Endangered Gyps vultures in India

VIBHU PRAKASH, TOBY H. GALLIGAN, SOUMYA S. CHAKRABORTY, RUCHI DAVE, MANDAR D. KULKARNI, NIKITA PRAKASH, ROHAN N. SHRINGARPURE, SACHIN P. RANADE and RHYS E. GREEN

Report of 6th Annual SAVE Meeting

Bowden CGR (Compiler)

Status of Vultures in Gujarat 2016 Introduction

R D Kamboj, Dr Ketan Tatu, Dr Sandeep Munjpara

Status of Vultures in Gujarat 2016 Chapter 1

R D Kamboj, Dr Ketan Tatu, Dr Sandeep Munjpara

Status of Vultures in Gujarat 2016 Chapter 2

R D Kamboj, Dr Ketan Tatu, Dr Sandeep Munjpara

Status of Vultures in Gujarat 2016 Chapter 3

R D Kamboj, Dr Ketan Tatu, Dr Sandeep Munjpara

Status of Vultures in Gujarat 2016 Chapter 4

R D Kamboj, Dr Ketan Tatu, Dr Sandeep Munjpara

2016

Report of the 2nd Vulture Safe Zone Workshop, October 2015

Mukherjee A, and Bowden, C (SAVE Consortium)

Metabolism of aceclofenac in cattle to vulture-killing diclofenac

Galligan TH, Taggart MA, Cuthbert RJ, Svobodova D, Chipangura J, Alderson D, Prakash VM, and Naidoo V (Conservation Biology ISSN 0888-8892)

2015

Report-of-5th-SAVE-Meeting-Final-inc-2016-Blueprint

Bowden C (Editor) (SAVE Consortium)

Continuing mortality of vultures in India associated with illegal veterinary use of diclofenac and a potential threat from nimesulide

Cuthbert RJ, Taggart MA, Mohini S, Sharma A, Das A, Kulkarni MD, Deori P, Ranade S, Shringarpure RN, Galligan TH, and Green RE

2014

One Health approach to use of veterinary pharmaceuticals

Margalida A, Bogliani G, Bowden CGR, Donázar JA, Genero F, Gilbert M, Karesh WB, Kock R, Lubroth J, Manteca X, Naidoo V, Neimanis A, Sánchez-Zapata JA, Taggart MA, Vaarten J, Yon L, Kuiken T, and Green RE

Vulture Safe Zones to save Gyps Vultures in South Asia

Mukherjee A, Galligan TH, Prakash V, Paudel K, Khan U, Prakash S, Ranade S, Shastri K, Dave R, Donald P, and Bowden C

Suspected Flunixin Poisoning of a Wild Eurasian Griffon Vulture from Spain

Zorrilla I, Martinez R, Taggart MA, and Richards N

Avian scavengers and the threat from veterinary pharmaceuticals

Cuthbert RJ, Taggart MA, Prakash V, Chakraborty SS, Deori P, Galligan TH, Kulkarni M, Ranade S, Saini M, Sharma AK, Shringarpure R, and Green RE

Diclofenac is toxic to the Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis: widening the diversity of raptors threatened by NSAID misuse in South Asia

Sharma AK, Saini M, Singh SD, Prakash V, Das A, Dasa RB, Pandey S, Bohara D, Galligan TH, Green RE, Knopp D, and Cuthbert RJ

A Blueprint for the Recovery of South Asia’s Critically Endangered Gyps Vultures

SAVE Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) and SAVE Fundraising, Advocacy and Communications Committee (FACC)

Have population declines in Egyptian Vulture and Red-headed Vulture in India slowed since the 2006 ban on veterinary diclofenac?

Galligan TH, Amano T, Prakash VM, Kulkarni M, Shringarpure R, Prakash N, Ranade S, Green RE, and Cuthbert RJ

2013

2012

The Population Decline of Gyps Vultures in India and Nepal Has Slowed since Veterinary Use of Diclofenac was Banned

Prakash V, Bishwakarma MC, Chaudhary A, Cuthbert R, Dave R, Kulkarni M, Kumar S, Paudel K, Ranade S, Shringarpure R, and Green RE

Vultures in Cambodia: population, threats and conservation

Clements T, Gilbert M, Rainey HJ, Cuthbert R, Eames JC, Bunnat P, Teak S, Chansocheat S, and Setha T

2011

Population trends of Critically Endangered Gyps vultures in the lowlands of Nepal

Chaudhary A, Subedi TR, Giri JB, Baral HS, Bidaru B, Subedi H, Chaudhary B, Chaudhary I, Paudel K, and Cuthbert RJ

Effectiveness of Action in India to Reduce Exposure of Gyps Vultures to the Toxic Veterinary Drug Diclofenac

Cuthbert R, Taggart M A, Prakash V, Saini M, Swarup D, Suchitra U, Mateo R, Chakraborty SS, Deori P, and Green RE

2010

Historical and current status of vultures in Myanmar

Htin Hla, Nay Myo Shwe, Thura Win Htun, Sao Myo Zaw, Mahood S, Eames JC, and Pilgrim JD

Effectiveness of Action in India to Reduce Exposure of Gyps Vultures to the Toxic Veterinary Drug Diclofenac

Cuthbert R, Taggart MA, Prakash V, Saini M, Swarup D, Upreti S, Mateo R, Chakraborty SS, Deori P, and Green RE

Diclofenac is toxic to the Himalayan Vulture Gyps himalayensis

Das D, Cuthbert RJ, Jakati RD, and Prakash V

Toxicity of NSAIDs to Gyps vultures: a new threat from ketoprofen

Naidoo V, Wolter K, Cromarty D, Diekmann M, Duncan N, Meharg AA, Taggart MA, Venter L, and Cuthbert R

2009

Analysis of nine NSAIDs in ungulate tissues available to Critically Endangered vultures in India

Taggart MA, Senacha K, Green RE, Cuthbert R, Jhala Y, Rahmani A, Meharg AA, Mateo R, and Pain, DJ

Veterinary diclofenac threatens Africa's endangered vulture species

Naidoo V, Wolte, K, Cuthbert R, and Duncan N

Role of veterinary diclofenac in decline of vulture populations in South Asia

Cuthbert RJ, Prakash V, Bowden C, Das D, Green RE, Jhala Y, Pain DJ, Senacha KR, Shah N, and Taggart MA

2008

Diclofenac levels in livestock carcasses in India before the ban

Senacha KR, Taggart MA, Rahmani AR, Jhala YV, Cuthbert R, Pain DJ, and Green RE

2007

Recent changes in populations of resident Gyps vultures in India

Prakash V, Green RE, Pain DJ, Ranade SP, Saravanan S, Prakash N, Venkitachalam R, Cuthbert R, Rahmani AR, Cunningham AA

The safety of meloxicam to critically endangered Gyps vultures and other scavenging birds in India

Swarup D, Patra RC, Prakash V, Cuthbert R, Das D, Avari P, Pain DJ, Green RE, Sharma AK, Saini M, Das D, Taggart M

Diclofenac residues in carcasses of domestic ungulates available to vultures in India

Taggart MA, Senacha KR, Green RE, Jhala YV, Raghavan B, Rahmani AR, Cuthbert R, Pain DJ, Meharg AA

2006

Comparative toxicity studies of NSAIDs in birds: A criticism of Reddy et al

Cuthbert R, Pain DJ, Green RE, Swan G, Swarup D

Disposition of diclofenac in Indian cow and goat with reference to Gyps vulture population declines

Taggart MA, Cuthbert R, Das D, Sashikumar C, Pain D, Green R, Feltrer Y, Shultz S, Cunningham AA, Meharg AA

Rapid populations declines of Egyptian vultures (Neophron percnopterus) and red-headed vultures (Sarcogyps calvus) in India

Cuthbert RJ, Green RE, Ranade S, Saravanan S, Pain DJ, Prakash V, Cunningham AA

Removing the Threat of Diclofenac to Critically Endangered Asian Vultures

Swan G, Naidoo V, Cuthbert R, Green RE, Pain DJ, Swarup D, Prakash V, Taggart M, Bekker L, Das D, Diekmann J, Diekmann M, Killian E, Meharg A, Patra RC, Saini M, Wolter K

Rapid population declines and mortality clusters in three Oriental white-backed vulture Gyps bengalensis colonies due to diclofenac poisoning

Gilbert M, Watson RT, Virani MZ, Oaks JL, Ahmed S, Chaudhry MJI, Arshad M, Mahmood S, Ali A, Khan AA

Toxicity of diclofenac to Gyps vultures

Swan GE, Cuthbert R, Quevedo M, Green RE, Pain DJ, Bartels P, Cunningham AA, Duncan N, Meharg AA, Oaks JL, Parry-Jones J, Shultz S, Taggart MA, Verdoorn G, Wolter K

2005

Evidence to support that diclofenac caused catastrophic vulture population decline

Prakash V, Green RE, Rahmani AR, Pain DJ, Virani MZ, Khan AA, Baral HS, Jhala YV, Naoroji R, Shah N, Bowden CGR, Choudharay BC, Narayan G, Gautam P

2004

Diclofenac residues as the cause of vulture population decline in Pakistaniclofenac residues

Oaks JL, Gilbert M, Virani MZ, Watson RT, Meteyer CU, Rideout BA, Shivaprasad HL, Ahmed S, Chaudhry MJI, Arshad M, Mahmood S, Ali A, Khan AA

Diclofenac poisoning is widespread in declining vulture populations across the Indian subcontinent

Shultz S, Baral HS, Charman S, Cunningham AA, Das D, Ghalsasi GR, Goudar MS, Green RE, Jones A, Nighot P, Pain DJ, Prakash V

The collapse of vulture populations in South Asia

Watson RT, Gilbert M, Oaks JL, Virani M

2003

Indian vultures: victims of an infectious disease epidemic?

Cunningham AA, Prakash V, Pain DJ, Ghalsasi GR, Wells GAH, Kolte GN, Nighot P, Goudar MS, Kshirsagar S, Rahmani A

Gyps vulture declines in Asia: temperospatial trends, causes and impacts

Pain DJ, Cunningham AA, Donald PF, Duckworth JW, Houston DC, Katzner T, Parry-Jones J, Poole C, Prakash V, Round P, Timmins R

Catastropic collapse of Indian white-backed Gyps bengalensis and long-billed Gyps indicus vulture populations

Prakash V, Pain DJ, Cunningham AA, Donald PF, Prakash N, Verma A, Gargi R, Sivakumar S, Rahmani AR

2002

Breeding and mortality of Oriental White-backed Vulture Gyps bengalensis in Punjab Province, Pakistan

Gilbert M, Virani MZ, Watson RT, Oaks JL, Benson PC, Khan AA, Ahmed S, Chaudhry J, Arshad M, Mahmood S, Shah QA

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