Tag: Griffon vultures

Fighting the use of poison: an urgency that can no longer be tolerated

July 12, 2024  |  Blog

The poisoning of wildlife represents a cruel and criminal practice that we can no longer tolerate! Despite an Ordinance from the Italian Ministry of Health that details procedures in cases of suspected poisoning, reported cases rarely lead to effective investigations and convictions. Why can’t we completely eradicate this scourge?

The poison: a bad story

June 25, 2024  |  Blog

Throughout Europe, the use of toxic substances to eliminate wildlife has its roots in ancient times when all those animals, especially predators, which posed a threat to hunting, livestock, and crops, were considered “vermin”.

The fate of migratory birds

May 12, 2024  |  News

An international study investigated the causes of mortality of 45 species of migratory birds on the African-Eurasian flyway, revealing a worrying picture: almost 40% of the deaths are human-induced.