Ban of vulture-killing drug in India is working

There's hope for India's imperilled vultures. There has been a big reduction in the use of veterinary diclofenac, a painkilling drug given to livestock that is deadly to vultures that dine on their carcasses. The situation in Europe is less clear, however, as a death of a Eurasian griffon vulture in Spain was recently attributed to a similar drug.


Last updated on 22 October 2014