Public Lecture The Magnificent Vulture End of the Road
Title: Public Lecture The Magnificent Vulture End of the Road
Publication Type: Reports (Public Lectures)
Year of Publication: 2013
Abstract:Vultures have existed for eons – as part of our mythology, amongst Egyptian Pharos and Greek legends. Yet in a short span of 20 years, they are close to extinction in South Asia and beyond.Todaytheyareclassifiedascritically?endangeredbytheInternationalUnionfor the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as the population of vultures has declined by an alarming rate of over 99 per cent during the last two decades.