Search for European Projects

5 European Projects Found

Searched on 125080 European Projects

 ONGOING 

Bright Future for Black Vulture in Bulgaria (Vultures back to LIFE)

Start date: Jul 16, 2015, End date: Jul 15, 2022,

Background The most serious problem for vultures in Bulgaria today is the critically low number of populations and their isolation. In spite of two decades of conservation efforts, the WWF Greece Dadia project showed that the number of breeding pairs is not increasing and remains around 20 pairs. Another threat is unsuitable livestock breeding practices r ...
Read Project

 5

 FINISHED 
Background The conservation status of the bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) is listed as vulnerable on the European IUCN Red List and endangered in France. Before vulture reintroductions started, the Alps represented a huge barrier separating the Pyreneo-Iberian populations and those of the Balkans. To bridge the distance between the populations of the ...
Read Project

 9

 FINISHED 
Background European black vultures (Aegypius monachus)and griffon vultures (Gyps fulvus) are considered as umbrella species whose conservation will also substantially benefit other raptor species sharing the main diet of carrion as well as breeding and foraging habitats. These species are also an indicator of healthy, intact, natural habitats. The conserv ...
Read Project

 6

 FINISHED 
Background Douro Internacional e Vale do Águeda SPA and Arribes del Duero SPA form one of the main areas for Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), Bonelli´s eagle (Aquila fasciata) and red kite (Milvus milvus) in the Iberian Peninsula. For the Egyptian vulture, the local population represents 10% of the total population of the peninsula. For Portuga ...
Read Project

 9

 FINISHED 
Background The bearded vulture is one of the most threatened species in Europe and is, as such, rated “critically endangered” by the IUCN. Reintroduced into the Alps in 1986, the species suffers from population fragmentation and resulting genetic isolation. In 2011, only 50 breeding pairs were left in France and 175 in Europe. Thanks to recent reintro ...
Read Project

 6