National International Vulture Awareness Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: September 6, 2017 is National International Vulture Awareness Day.

International Vulture Awareness Day

The very first Saturday in September continues to be put aside like a day to think about the environmental need for a bird of prey that's otherwise mostly ignored having a shudder. With a few species under severe threat of extinction, International Vulture Awareness Day aims to teach a reluctant public within the critical role of the creature towards the well-being from the atmosphere. With vultures typically being regarded as representing dying and decay, conservationists involved with protecting their amounts have faced a constant fight in fund-raising efforts as well as in making their own a far more supportive cause. Hopefully, the joint effort of South Africa’s Wild birds of Prey Programme and England’s Hawk Conservancy Rely upon creating an worldwide day's vulture awareness can change public attitudes.The important thing role from the vulture in signalling the existence of a carcass with other scavengers prevents contamination by bad bacteria helping keep character free from disease.

International Vulture Awareness Day: no cause for celebration?
International Vulture Awareness Day: no cause for celebration?

There are warnings tomorrow's International Vulture Awareness Day (Saturday 5 September) could be one of the last the birds see in Europe. Why? Because European countries are failing to tackle the use of a dangerous drug which could cause the ...

It's International Vulture Awareness Day, but threats to the birds grow
It's International Vulture Awareness Day, but threats to the birds grow

Today's International Vulture Awareness Day (Saturday 5 September) could be one of the last that the birds see in Europe. Conservation organisations say this is because European countries are failing to tackle the use of a dangerous drug called ...

Stop! The animals are crossing
Stop! The animals are crossing

Recently, ECG members were camping at Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR) near Pollachi to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day. Over a rainy afternoon at ATR, they decided that they needed to do more to stop road kills. They decided to go on an ...

Vulture awareness day: WWF screens documentary to highlight Gyps vulture crisis
Vulture awareness day: WWF screens documentary to highlight Gyps vulture crisis

World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) on Monday arranged a seminar at Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day 2014. The seminar featured a documentary Missing Vultures drawing ...

Conservation Group Releases Turkey Vulture for International Vulture Awareness Day
Conservation Group Releases Turkey Vulture for International Vulture Awareness Day

The first Saturday of September marks International Vulture Awareness Day. To commemorate the day, one group in our area that cares for these kinds of birds released one into the wild. The Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia has been caring for a ...

Happy International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD09)!
Happy International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD09)!

Vulture populations have declined more than 95% in South Asia due to diclofenac, an anti-inflammatory drug used on cattle which acts as a poison to vultures. Just in time for International Vulture Awareness Day (today, September 5, 2009) the Wildlife ...

Feathers ruffled over turkey vulture invasion in Arvada neighborhood
Feathers ruffled over turkey vulture invasion in Arvada neighborhood

Coincidentally, Saturday is International Vulture Awareness Day. The Raptor Education Foundation will have a turkey vulture on display at Wild Birds Unlimited at South Wadsworth Boulevard and West Yale Avenue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. where they'll be ...

Save the Vultures during International Vulture Awareness Day
Save the Vultures during International Vulture Awareness Day

Though the mop-topped vultures in Disney's Jungle Book claimed to be our friends 'til the bitter end, us mancubs haven't been showing the love back. In fact, in the past couple of decades, humans have been contributing to a major vulture population ...

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