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World Environment Day: What vultures’ decline portends for health, economy – NCF

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Director General, Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Adeniyi Karunwi, is bothered by the rate at which vultures are declining. In this treatise, he emphasises that people need to be aware of the good services vultures provide to them, and as such participate in tackling the troubles faced by the endangered birds The decline of vultures in Nigeria should be everyone’s concern ...

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Again, worry over African vultures imminent extinction

Dr Julius Arinaitwe, BirdLife International’s Africa Programme Director

Six of Africa’s 11 vulture species – the continent’s largest and most recognisable birds of prey – are now at a higher risk of extinction, according to the latest assessment of birds for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, carried out by BirdLife International – an IUCN Red List partner. The main causes of the drop in African vulture ...

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Nations move to stop decline of vultures

Vultures

A further 18 birds of prey species have been listed at an international meeting of government representatives and experts this week in Trondheim, Norway. Seven of these species under threat are critically endangered according to the IUCN Red List. The 2nd Meeting of the Signatories of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey (Raptors MOU) ...

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