February 2021

Three Griffon Vultures released in Messolonghi symbolic of 1821 Greek liberation

Vulture conservation actions undertaken this year by the Management Body of Messolonghi Lagoon – Akarnanika Mountains are honouring the 200th anniversary of the Greek revolution (1821-2021) and the Holy City of Messolonghi, a Greek town attached to the image of the country’s liberation. These actions are taking place with the assistance of many other public and private bodies …

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First Griffon Vulture equipped with GPS tag as part of an innovative project to track illegal wildlife poisoning across seven Balkan countries

The first Griffon Vulture was equipped with a GPS tag in Bulgaria within the BalkanDetox LIFE project for a very special reason — to help track and tackle illegal wildlife poisoning incidents in the Balkans. GPS technology will enable the project team to find and rescue poisoned vultures quickly while also assisting them in prosecuting criminals to …

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