How do vultures contribute to our environment?

To celebrate World Environment Day, we are taking the opportunity to raise awareness about the vital role vultures play for a healthy environment. Vultures have a bad reputation. With their perceived ‘ugliness’ and scavenging behaviour, vultures are easy to defame. Even naturalist Charles Darwin described them as ‘disgusting’. But when you look more closely, you’ll realise […]

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California’s Top Wildlife Officials Vote to Oppose Trump’s War on Wolves

SANTA MONICA, Calif.— The California Fish and Game Commission today voted to formally oppose the Trump administration’s proposal to end federal wolf protection across the country. “We commend the Fish and Game Commission for taking a stand against the Trump administration’s assault on wildlife by opposing its move to strip protection from wolves nationwide,” said […]

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Portugal reaffirms its commitment to tackling illegal wildlife poisoning

As our three day Balkan Vulture Anti-Poisoning workshop with governmental agencies and non-governmental organisation from right across the Balkans came to a close on Wednesday our colleagues from across Portugal signed a new agreement as part of the Antidote Programme reaffirming their commitment to tackling illegal wildlife poisoning in the country. Coming together to tackle illegal wildlife poisoning In […]

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Lawsuit Launched to Protect Arctic Habitat of Endangered Ice Seals

Contact: Emily Jeffers, (510) 844-7109, ejeffers@biologicaldiversity.org Lawsuit Launched to Protect Arctic Habitat of Endangered Ice Seals WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a notice today of its intent to sue the National Marine Fisheries Service to compel the designation of critical habitat in Alaska for two ice seal species. Both bearded and ringed seals […]

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Featured NGO: The Philippine Eagle Foundation

Image from PEF  “Saving Eagles, Protecting Forests, Securing Our Future” In 1992, the Foundation successfully produced the first two Philippine Eagles bred and hatched in captivity. The birth of Pag-asa (Hope) and Pagkakaisa (Unity) caught the world’s attention and eventually led to the subsequent outpouring of public support and sympathy that helped revitalize the effort […]

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