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The traveling exhibition and the photo exhibition for the Egyptian vulture are in the Nature Conservation Center

20.07.2017

The new traveling exhibition, created last year under the LIFE+ project "The Return of the Neophron" is in the BSPB Nature Conservation Center "Eastern Rhodopes", near Madzharovo, Bulgaria. This summer residents and guests of the city of Madzharovo can learn interesting facts about the Egyptian vulture and observe the bird in the wild. The traveling exhibition consists of...

Bad news for Egyptian vultures in Spain

14.07.2017

Spain holds the largest population of Egyptian vultures in Europe. Last counts estimate it at around 1.312-1.392 pairs, while the rest of continental Europe only holds an estimated 688- 1308 pairs (1000-2000 pairs are estimated to breed in the Asian part of Turkey). However, the recent news from different regions of Spain indicate that the Spanish population also suffers...

Enforcing stakeholders’ network to tackle the poisoning issue

04.07.2017

The work of Anti-poison canine teams depends a lot on the communication with local people who can provide us with crucial information about poison incidents. In order to act more efficiently, it is very crucial to build a network of possible informants. The WWF team tries to collaborate with and involve in the fight against poison baits many stakeholders and citizens....

The final draft of the Flyway Action Plan for the Conservation of the Balkan and Central Asian Populations of the Egyptian Vulture is now available

30.06.2017

The Flyway Action Plan for the Conservation of the Balkan and Central Asian Populations of the Egyptian Vulture ( EVFAP ) was initiated by the LIFE+ project “The Return of the Neophron” (LIFE10 NAT/BG/000152) in close collaboration with the CMS-Raptors MoU. The EVFAP development was launched by a Kick-off workshop held in 2015 in Sofia, where over 70...

Support to conserve African-Eurasian vultures at CMS COP12 and beyond

29.06.2017

Recently, the Coordinating Unit of the Raptors MoU informed that the Final Draft of the Multi-species Action Plan to Conserve African-Eurasian Vultures (Vulture MsAP) was submitted to the CMS Secretariat.  It is now available online, with associated documents including a Draft Resolution, as a Meeting Document for consideration at the 12 th Meeting of the...

The students of Thrace take action for one more year

20.06.2017

160 students and 8 teachers of schools in Thrace joined their voice with ours to protect the Egyptian vulture, the smallest and most threatened species of Europe, as only 5 pairs are left in Greece while during the last thirty years the half of the European population has been disappeared. For the fifth continuous year WWF Greece - Dadia team collaborated with the two...