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Major breakthrough in fight to save Asian vultures from extinction

Fri, 28/08/2015
A major step for the future of vultures in Asia has been announced by the Indian Ministry of Health. A ban of multi-dose vials of human formulations of diclofenac, which is responsible for the death of tens of millions of Asia’s vultures, has come into force with immediate effect.
Vulture numbers across India and Nepal appear to be stabilising (Jonathan C Eames)

First signs of recovery for Asia’s Critically Endangered vultures

Thu, 15/11/2012
A new study shows that in both India and Nepal, all three Critically Endangered vulture species have remained stable in the last few years.

Conserving South Asia's vultures

Thu, 18/10/2012
No vultures will be left in India and the rest of South Asia if immediate steps are not taken for their conservation, NGOs have warned at the CBD CoP 11

First signs of progress in saving Indian vultures from killer drug

Thu, 12/05/2011
The ban on a veterinary drug which caused an unprecedented decline in Asian vulture populations has shown the first signs of progress, according to scientists.

Saving Asia's Vultures from Extinction

Tue, 12/04/2011
Watch the new video to find out more about the Vulture project and to meet the people who are saving Asia's vultures from extinction.

Vultures fly off with awards

Thu, 23/09/2010
Bird Conservation Nepal's (BCN, Birdlife Partner) Vulture Conservation Programme has won three of the eight awards established by the WWF to recognise and honor people and organisations at the grass-root level that have made significant contribution to conserving Nepal’s rich biodiversity.