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Time running out for South Asian vultures, ecologists warn
...res - mainly cattle and buffalo - three species of vulture
in the Indian subcontinent are likely to become ex...Journal of Applied Ecology, shows that exposure of vulture
populations to a surprisingly small proportion of livestock carcasses contaminated with the drug - l...
Global bird populations face dramatic decline in coming decades, study predicts
...rchers pointed to India, where the collapse of the vulture
population in the 1990s was followed by an explosion of rabid feral dogs and rats. In 1997 alone, more than 30,000 people died of rabies in India, more than half of the world's total rabies deaths that year. Insect control is another important ecosys...
Ray of hope for vultures facing extinction
...w a glimmer of hope for the three species of Asian vulture
threatened with extinction. Oriental white-backed...th. To combat diclofenac's devastating effects on vulture
populations, the Indian government announced, in March 2005, its intention to phase out the use of t...
Vultures at risk from deadly traces of pain killer
...ionship between diclofenac in cattle carcasses and vulture
mortality, these new data will help conservationis...ion will help us to assess the danger to remaining vulture
populations in Asia by using residues of diclofenac measured in field surveys of cattle and buffalo ...
Cambodian vulture nests offer hope for species
...so represents one of the only known slender-billed vulture
nesting areas in the world, and therefore one of t...covered the nests on top of a hill where two other vulture
species were also found, one of whichthe white-rumped vultureis also 'Critically Endangered'," said ...