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Balkan Vultures Poison Study 2022_Poisoned Griffon Vulture in Bulgaria_Hristo Peshev: FWFF_Balkan

Illegal wildlife poisoning depletes Balkan biodiversity yet only 1% of cases reach court

The illegal use of poisonous substances in the environment to target ‘undesirable’ animals …

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Serious poisoning incident causes mass mortality of protected birds in Serbia

Serious poisoning incident causes mass mortality of protected birds in Serbia

It has been a terrible past few days for poisoning mortality, with grave …

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New video explores the phenomenon of wildlife poisoning in Albania through the years

Did you know that wildlife poisoning was not treated as a crime in …

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Educational workshops in the areas defined as hotspots for wildlife poisoning in Albania

Educational workshops in the areas defined as hotspots for wildlife poisoning in Albania

The practice of wildlife poisoning in Albania has started before the 90s to …

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Appropriate response to poisoning incident prevents mass mortality of 18 Griffon Vultures in North Macedonia

A recent poisoning incident involving many dogs in the Republic of North Macedonia …

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Tagging and releasing rescued Griffon Vultures in Croatia

Croatia is one of the few places hosting Griffon Vultures that nest in …

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Progress review: The first year of BalkanDetox LIFE

In the one year since the launch BalkanDetox LIFE, the project partners have achieved …

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Wildlife Crime Academy Advanced Course

Wildlife Crime Academy: Advanced Course equips participants to improve forensic and police investigation on poisoning incidents in the Balkans and beyond

In today’s conservation work, combating wildlife crime is essential to effectively protect and …

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Educational workshops about poisoning in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Educational workshops about poisoning in Bosnia and Herzegovina raise awareness about the issues in hotspots to help preserve wildlife

Illegal animal poisoning in Bosnia and Herzegovina poses a significant threat to wildlife, …

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workshops on poisoning in the Republic of North Macedonia

Educational initiatives among key local communities on vultures and poisoning in the Republic of North Macedonia

This summer, within the BalkanDetox LIFE project, our North Macedonian partners from the Маcedonian Ecological …

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First wildlife poisoning stakeholder meeting in Croatia generates key insights from the perspective of target groups

Wildlife poisoning is a common and significant problem in the central Dalmatian region. …

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The perception of Albanians about wildlife poisoning

The perception of Albanians about wildlife poisoning – informative-educational meetings in some rural areas of southern Albania

Wildlife poisoning in Albania is an open secret and a widespread phenomenon throughout …

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animal poisoning in serbia awareness

Tackling the problem of animal poisoning in Serbia in hotspot areas and vulture colonies

Engaging with relevant stakeholders about the problem of animal poisoning in Serbia is …

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Wildlife Crime Academy: using CSI and forensic science to solve wildlife crimes across 9 countries

The Wildlife Crime Academy is finally here!

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Wildlife Crime Academy: first training starts in one week

In Andalusia, Spain, they even use helicopters to investigate suspicious bird mortality. An action …

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Releasing the vultures © Tomislav Bandera Anić/ Beli Visitor Centre and Rescue Centre for Griffon Vultures

Seven young Griffon Vultures of different backgrounds successfully freed into Croatia’s wild

After spending some time in a rescue centre, a total of seven young …

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The BalkanDetox LIFE Project Team Finally Met in Person: 1st NEEMO Monitor Visit and 2nd Partnership Meeting

The Project Team of the BalkanDetox LIFE project welcomed the opportunity to meet …

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Griffon Vulture Sunchica that needed rescuing twice embarked on an impressive return trip

After Sunchica’s second rescue, rehabilitation and release, the Griffon Vulture travelled far and …

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Three more Griffon Vultures tagged and released in Messolonghi will help combat illegal wildlife poisoning in the Balkans

Three more Griffon Vultures were recently equipped with a GPS transmitter and were …

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New portal launched in Serbia to report bird suffering and respond in real-time

Today, bird populations face pressure from several dangers, including illegal wildlife crime such …

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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 …

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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 …

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Remembering the illegal wildlife poisoning case that could lead to the first conviction of its kind in Croatia!

In 2020, yet another illegal wildlife poisoning case took place in Croatia, causing adverse …

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A successful Kick-off Meeting of the newly launched LIFE project BalkanDetox LIFE

Even though partners and stakeholders could not meet in person for the BalkanDetox LIFE …

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