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Title:
Multi-species Action Plan to Conserve African-Eurasian Vultures (Vulture MsAP) - CMS Technical Series No.35/Raptors MOU Technical Publication No.5
Published:
November 02, 2017
Description:
CMS Technical Series No.35 CMS Raptors MOU Technical Publication No.5 Vultures are a distinctive and important components of biodiversity. They also provide critical ecosystem services by cleaning up carcasses and other organic waste in the environment, which has huge ramifications in preventing the spread of diseases in both wild and domestic animals, and pathogenic risks to humans. The IUCN Red List status of African-Eurasian vultures has seen drastic changes for the worse in recent years. The main reason for this is major population declines of these species driven by poisoning, both
Keywords:
conservation, ecosystem service, Memorandum of Understanding, migratory species
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Treaty:
Convention on Migratory Species