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Power Lines Driving Cape Vultures to Extinction

VulPro, an NGO that works tirelessly to safeguard Africa’s vulture population through rescue and rehabilitation, has warned that unless urgent action is taken, South Africa’s electrical grid could be driving South Africa’s endemic Cape Vulture (Gyps coprotheres) towards extinction. This comes ...

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VulPro Wins PAAZA Award

For the second year running, VulPro – The Vulture Conservation Programme of South Africa has been awarded the prestigious PAAZA (Pan-African Association of Zoos and Aquaria) conservation award for their vulture conservation work. Last year VulPro was recognised and awarded ...

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Vulture Saving Initiative Takes Flight

VulPro is proud to announce the launch of a funding partnership with UK based The Hawking Centre, writes Kerri Wolter. Support for VulPro’s work is hugely needed and much appreciated. The Hawking Centre’s belief in our mission means the world ...

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Eskom Carnage On Vultures Continues

The recent discovery of another 4 Cape vultures found electrocuted by the Eskom distribution network in the Eastern Cape, should ring alarm bells for the environmental management division of Eskom, writes Kerri Wolter. The South African Electricity Supply Commission (Eskom) ...

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Vultures and Aviation

Vultures are listed as endangered and VulPro are appealing to pilots to respect Africa’s vultures and their habitat. Even one lost egg or chick is one vulture too many, writes Kerri Wolter. Vultures evoke strong emotions from many different individuals ...

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