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Diclofénac

A Non-Quixotic Fate for Birds of Prey in Europe?

Steve Zack | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Steve Zack

The unintentional devastation of India's vultures is well-known. Yet here we see Spain ready to distribute and use veterinary diclofenac. Even minor usage of the drug on livestock may well lead to a collapse of Europe's wild birds of prey.

In East Africa: Empty Skies

Steve Zack | Posted 05.11.2013 | Green
Steve Zack

Tropical America may have the most species of birds, but savannah East Africa has the most conspicuous diversity of birds in the world. The skies held part of that diversity, yet it is there that I observe the greatest change in the decades since I was last here.

Why Are Vultures Eating in Restaurants?

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Russ Wellen

Over the last decade, censuses reveal that several Asian vulture species are endangered. How does a body built to neutralize poison become poisoned?